Doc Tom Awardees Announced at SPM2018 Conference
Society for Participatory Medicine
OCTOBER 28, 2018
“Doc Tom” Ferguson (1943 – 2006) was a Family Medicine physician, a visionary and pioneer who sought to empower patients to use online resources, embraced patient contribution, and aimed for professionals to be equal partners with patients. His spirt and work led to the creation of the Society , though his peers & followers, ePatient Scholars. His blog ePatient Dave: Toward a new science of patient engagement i s an ecosystem on its own.