WhatsAppDoc, TwitterDoc, FacebookDoc: The social media Revolution.

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“The future of medical education is no longer blood and guts, it is bits and bytes.” Gorman PJ

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“The future of Medical education is no longer blood and guts, it is bits and bytes.” Gorman PJ.

Gorman, a Stanford University scholar made that statement almost one and  a half decades ago at the turn of this century. He also went on to predict a future highly driven by technology; breaking physical and geographical barriers and building a connected world in medicine, education, entertainment and all other spheres of our lives.

As I go about my life each day; Never far from my laptop, mobile phone in hand, a tablet while on the move and WiFi hot spots at every turn, there’s no doubt that we are living in the future earlier predicted.

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Social media and messaging platforms like Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp have, by far, generated the greatest transformation in global communication.

With over 20 million mobile phone users and over 6 million people…

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