Becker's Healthcare November 9, 2021
Katie Adams

Generation Z (those born between 1997 and 2012) and baby boomers (those born between 1946 and ’64) are at different stages of their lives, so it is no surprise when they behave differently in healthcare and workplace settings. 

Below are nine things to know about the two generations, ​​as compiled from stories Becker’s has published about these trends in the last three months:

  1. Gen Z is sparking new social media use among clinicians. Because of Gen Z’s preference for digital platforms, more physicians have been getting on board with apps such as TikTok to engage with them on healthcare matters. For example, Austin Chiang, MD, chief social media officer at Philadelphia-based Jefferson Health, created an account on TikTok to teach Gen Z about...

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