Who can join PONSIST?
PONSIST is intended for medical professionals only, but as soon as you have graduated you can apply for access. Medical students will not be granted access upon application.
Retired professionals are very welcome to join!
We believe your presence is highly valuable to the world because of your vast experience.
How do I join PONSIST?
Click the yellow button on our homapage that says Apply For Free Access, fill out the application form and follow the instructions.
Keep in mind that the actual verification process is not an automated process and requires time to complete.
The verification process is strict, but you can help speed up your application by filling out all the requested details.
Why should I trust PONSIST?
A simple and valid question, yet complex to answer.
Trust isn’t something to be taken lightly and your scepticism is fully understandable. Especially since we are aware that many companies and individuals have proven to not be very trustworthy after all.
We encourage you to explore every inch of this website and that includes our policies on the bottom of the page.
You'll soon discover that PONSIST takes three things extremely serious;
your privacy, your online safety and your trust.
If you have questions that aren’t covered to your satisfaction, feel free to send an email directly to the PONSIST founder at [email protected]
In what way is PONSIST different than other medical or social platforms?
The biggest differentiator of PONSIST is the fact that it’s not sponsored and we do not collaborate commercially with other parties. We are fully autonomous.
This means that any reason to collect and sell your data or any reason to influence your thoughts has no purpose.
We love privacy and we love being able to think for yourself!
PONSIST is the worlds first social media platform without advertisements or commercial ties.
Anything inside the platform is not publically available. It is only accessible to other members. The content is not accessible for web crawlers or index robots either. This means that whatever you share on PONSIST is only visible to other verified and subscribed medical professionals. Allowing for leveled discussions with colleagues.
PONSIST allows medical specialists to meet peers around the globe. It extends far beyond your personal networks.
Just give it go, apply for free access.
How will you verify me?
PONSIST performs several background checks to verify individuals. This is based on the combination of the details you will be required to provide upon applying for access.
You will not be able to enter the platform before this verification is complete.
The verification process is not an automated process and requires time to complete. We strive to complete the process within 24 hours, however it may take longer.
Should we encounter any difficulties when reviewing your application we will contact you directly.
Why is it necessary to be verified?
Unfortunately there are people that claim to be a medical professional who aren’t.
There will also be people interested in finding a way in for various reasons.
The verification process is there to keep anyone that isn’t a Healthcare Professional out to make sure you are amongst medical colleagues and friends.
Why should I join PONSIST?
As a caretaker you are always pressured;
Pressured to perform
Pressured for time
Pressured by management
Pressured to have an answer to just about anything in your field of expertise
At the same time the demands for administrative tasks keep increasing. You’re trying to maintain a personal life and you need to keep track of the latest research results, learn new techniques and stay on top of the most recent developments in your field.
While PONSIST isn’t a magic wand that whisks all that pressure away, it sure is the easiest source of gathering information within your medical field. It saves time to be around the smartest colleagues and have their best insights or clever tricks at the tip of your fingers.
Even better, PONSIST has a global reach. So at any given time, day or night, there will be peers available to think along with you. All you have to do is reach out.
How much does it cost to be a member of PONSIST?
PONSIST is free for all verified medical professioanls to use.
I am a medical student, can I join PONSIST?
As soon as you graduate and may call yourself a Doctor or a Registered Nurse, you can apply for access.
If you are still in Med school, you need to have some patience before you can access to the platform.
And remember, you're not studying to pass an exam. You're studying because one day you'll be the only thing standing between your patient and the grave. Keep grinding and see you soon!
I work at a pharmaceutical or medical device company, can I join PONSIST?
PONSIST is made solely for medical professionals and prides itself in being unsponsored and non commercial.
Pharmaceutical or Medical device companies are not able to join PONSIST.
I would like to make use of your medical network, can we collaborate?
That highly depends, if you are looking to buy personal details of HCP's or if you are looking for a way to promote your products to them, you didn’t come to the right place.
If you have a different angle, feel free to contact us at [email protected] and tell us how you'd like to collaborate.