Impact of social media on medical education; A comparative study on students and teachers of Bolan Medical College Quetta

Impact of Social Media on Media Education


  • Hazrat Ali Khan BIPBS, Quetta Balochistan, Pakistan
  • Siraj ul Haque Shaikh Department of Medical Education,College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan



Social Media, effectively, Learning purpose


To examine the purpose of social media among students and teachers, to evaluate the impact of social media on learning of medical education and to asses that how social media could be used more effectively for learning purpose. Result: The result displayed that the most used application by anyone is Facebook (54%) followed by WhatsApp (31%), Instagram (11%) and YouTube(4%). These young doctors although were connected with the social media; however, it had a bad influence on their physical and mental health (n= 20). The results indicate that the usage of social media often is not considered as a positive way to engage in spending their time (n= 14) while it was satisfactorily for some (n=9) and anexcellent way to learn for other (n=6). Nevertheless, there was no significant evidence observed as per the hypothesis (p > 0.05)


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DOI: 10.54393/pbmj.v5i1.231
Published: 2022-01-31

How to Cite

Khan, H. A. ., & Shaikh, S. ul H. . (2022). Impact of social media on medical education; A comparative study on students and teachers of Bolan Medical College Quetta: Impact of Social Media on Media Education. Pakistan BioMedical Journal, 5(1), 346–350.



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