Bridging the preclinical‐clinical divide in response to COVID‐19

Lainey Bukowiec, Vicki Coffin, Linda D. Siracusa, Marygrace Zetkulic
2021 Medical Education  
The effectiveness of the programme was assessed using invited formal feedback from Webinar 3 (comprising eight sessions). Delegates who responded (n = 107) were predominantly from Sudan (n = 58), the Gulf (n = 42) and the United Kingdom (n = 6) comprising clinical doctors (n = 86), working in hospital (n = 68) or General practice (n = 20) settings. Commonest specialties included General Medicine (n = 34) and General practice (n = 24) with most reporting direct clinical contact with COVID-19
more » ... ents (n = 60). The overall rating was 4.8 [5-point Likert scale from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent)]. "I deeply appreciate the time and efforts of organizing these Webinars. You all did great job in providing doctors in Sudan with these updates, sharing comprehensive knowledge and practical skills of highly qualified and competent professionals." Delegate In conclusion, the use of freely available social media tools (i.e. WhatsApp, Facebook and YouTube) can help deliver medical education to a low-resource country.
doi:10.1111/medu.14608 pmid:34414599 pmcid:PMC8447462 fatcat:kqpxlfd7azew5pcp4ugcecmxyu