Speaking Engagements

Dr. Benabio gives talks on several topics including but not limited to:

  • Using Social Media to Build Your Medical Practice
  • The Changing Role of the Physician and Doctor-Patient Relationship
  • Best Practices for Physician Reputation Management
  • Shared Decision Making Between Physicians and Patients
  • Using Technology to Improve Dermatology Access
  • How To Create and Sustain Telehealth Programs
  • Dermatology for Non-Dermatology Specialists
  • The Changing Face of Beauty
  • The Sun and Your Skin

If you’re interested in having Dr. Benabio speak at your upcoming event, then please email him at Benabio {at} gmail {dot} com.


April 2014: ACPE Spring Institute, Difference Maker Session, Chicago.

May 2014. California Rheumatology Alliance, San Fransisco. Keynote Address. “Using Doctor Rating Sites & Social Networking to Manage Your Reputation.”

May 2014. BioComm Meeting, San Diego, Panelist.


April 2014: California Medical Society Leadership Academy Meeting, San Diego.

March 2014: American Academy of Dermatology’s 72nd Annual Meeting, Denver. “e-Dermatology & i-Dermatology 2.0.” Panel Leader and Speaker.

March 2014: SXSW, Austin, TX. “No Such Thing as TMI in Digital Health.”

Jan 2014: Maui Derm, Hawaii. “Social Media in the Aesthetic Practice.”

December 2013: mHealth Summit, Washington, DC. “The World Is My Waiting Room” Round Table.

Sept 2013: Colorado Dermatologic Society Annual Meeting, Denver. Keynote Address.

Aug 2013. BioComm Meeting, San Diego, Panel.

July 2013: Summer American Academy of Dermatology Meeting, New York City. “Using Technology to Improve Dermatology Access.”

May 2013: Get Healthy! Kaiser Permanente, San Diego. “Addicted to the Sun: 5 Secrets About the Sun, Skin Cancer, and Vitamin D.”

May 2013: Johnson & Johnson Guest Presentation, San Diego. “The Essentials of Skin Cancer Prevention.”

May 2013: California Rheumatology Alliance, 9th Annual Medical and Scientific Meeting, Santa Monica. “Using Doctor Rating Sites and Social Networks to Manage Your Online Reputation.” Keynote Address.

May 2013: American Telemedicine Association Annual Meeting, Austin. Panelist: “Direct-to-Consumer Teledermatology: Innovations and Challenges.” Panelist: “How Integrated Healthcare Systems Are Using Telemedicine to Coordinate Care.”

May 2013: SCPMG Board Presentation. “SharePoint Enterprise Social Networking: An Opportunity For Our Medical Group.”

March 2013: 71st American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Miami. “Managing Your Online Reputation” and “Social Media in Dermatology: How Twitter and Facebook Will Help You and Your Practice.”

Feb 2013: Towers Watson, “Using Social Media to Engage with Members.”

Feb 2013: 37th Annual Hawaii Dermatology Seminar, Skin Disease Education Foundation, Maui, Hawai’i. “Social Media: Building Your Practice” and “Online Reputation Management.”

Jan 2013: Maui Derm 2013, Maui, Hawai’i. “Reputation Management: Using Doctor Rating Sites, Facebook, and Twitter to Benefit Your Practice.”

Nov 2012: Kaiser Permanente. Advanced Practitioner Symposium. Los Angeles. “Innovating In Healthcare Delivery: A Practical Approach.”

Nov 2012: Kaiser Permanente Physician Leadership Forum, San Diego. “The Art of Communication.”

Oct 2012: TEDx Intuit, San Diego. “Being the Rock.”

Oct 2012: Ragan Mayo Social Media Summit, Rochester, MN. “Doctors Like Me: How to Engage Physicians and Patients in Social Media.”

Oct 2012: Connected Health Symposium 2012, Boston. Debate Topic: “Are Patient Online Communities an Effective Way to Deliver Healthcare?”

August 15-19: American Academy of Dermatology Summer Academy Meeting, Boston. Course Director: “Using Technology to Improve Healthcare Access.”

July 11-14, 2012: The Society for Pediatric Dermatology, 38th Annual Meeting, Monterey. “Using Social Media Safely In Your Practice and “Social Media Tools Workshop: A Discussion of Best Practices.”

June 2012: Kaiser Permanente National Brand Conference, Los Angeles. “Use of Social Technologies to Engage with Members.”

June 1-3, 2012: Aesthetic Medicine Conference, Dana Point, CA. “Making Social Media Part of Your Practice.”

June 2012: Kaiser Permanente Unit Based Teams (UBT) Workshop. “Planting the Seeds for Innovation in Healthcare.”

May 2012: Get Healthy San Diego, Kaiser Permanente San Diego community event, San Diego. “The Secrets to Younger-Looking, Healthy Skin.”

April 29-May 1, 2012: American Telemedicine Association, 17th Annual International Meeting and Exposition, San Jose. Course Director: “Best Practices for Building and Maintaining a Teledermatology Program” and “Successful Telemedicine Programs Within Healthcare Systems.”

March 2012: California Dermatology Society, San Diego. “Social Media and Dermatology: How Twitter and Facebook Will Help You and Your Practice” and “Managing Your Online Reputation.”

March 2012: AAD Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA: “Managing Your Online Reputation.”

March 2012: AAD Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA: “Social Media in Dermatology.

Feb 2012: Skin Disease Education Foundation (SDEF), 36th Annual Hawaii Dermatology Seminar, The Big Island, Hawai’i: “Building Your Practice with Social Media” and “Online Reputation Management: How Do I Do This?”

Sept 2011: CalDerm Annual Meeting, La Jolla. “Using Social Media to Enhance Your Practice.”

Aug 2011: American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting 2011, New York. “Using Social Media Tools to Help the Medically Underserved.”

July 2011: TEDx, Washington, DC. “Reinventing the Physician.”

May 2011: American Telemedicine Association, Tampa. Course Director: “Best Practices for Building and Sustaining a Teledermatology Program” and chair of ½ day course, “Teledermatology: Lessons from Successful Programs.”

April 2011: Kaiser Permanente National Primary Care Conference, Las Vegas, NV. “How To Turn Your Primary Care Doctors Into Specialists.”

February 2011: American Academy of Dermatology Annual Conference, New Orleans. “Using Social Media to Enhance Your Practice.”

Aug 2010: American Academy of Dermatology, Annual Summer Meeting, Chicago. “HIT Integrating EMR into Your Practice” and “EMR The Kaiser Permanente Experience.”

June 2010: 9th National Kaiser Permanente Internal and Family Medicine Conference, Maui, Hawai’i. “The Sun and Your Skin.”

May 2010: Cosmetic Dermatology Seminar 2010. Santa Monica. “Social Media for Dermatologists.”

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