Course Directors: Daniel Cabrera, M.D.Farris Timimi, M.D., Lee A. Aase

  • Comprehensively describe current trends in health care Social Media
  • Appreciate the impact of Social Media in Health Care institutions and its patients
Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the impact of Social Media in health care
  • Identify population level Social Media interventions aim to improve health outcomes
  • Identify strategies to create and consolidate academic reputation
  • Outline current best practices for the use of Social Media in health care
  • Recognize common pitfalls to avoid while using Social Media in health care
Final Course and Summit Agenda can found here
  • General session: $200.00 USD
  • Optional Mayo Clinic Social Media Residency Workshop: $150 USD
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Mayo Clinic Social Media Residency Workshop - Register Now

Exhibit Opportunities

This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibit space during this course, click here. For questions, please contact Sady Lanza ( or Kayla Rojas (

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.


Location: Dubai - United Arab Emirates


Dubai has 2 major international airports,

Dubai International Airport (DXB) :  It has 3 terminals and 4 concourses. Terminal 1 and 3 are directly connected to the Dubai Metro.

Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC): It is a new airport located at Dubai South, which is ideally close to the prime locations of Dubai such as Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina, Expo 2020 site, etc.

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Taxi: You can hire a taxi straight from the airport to your destination. These taxis are available 24/7 outside Terminals 1, 2 and 3.

Uber: Terminal 1, your pickup spot will be the Short Stay Car Park A1. Terminal 2, your pickup spot will be the passenger pick up area next to the outdoor carpark across the road. Terminal 3, your pickup spot will be Parking Lot 2.

Bus: Outside Terminal 1 and terminal 2, you will find special air-conditioned buses with large baggage holds. These buses operate 24 hours a day at 30-minute intervals and follow two main routes.

Metro: Dubai also boasts of a world class metro system that connects to Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 of Dubai International Airport.

From Al Maktoum International Airport :  The nearest metro station is located at Ibn Battuta Mall which can be reached via bus or taxi.

Taxi: You can hire a taxi straight from the airport to your destination.

Bus: There is also the option of taking the public bus into the city. This is one of the cheapest options available.