Medical students may require guidance on ethics of social media

Medical students are using social media, but they could benefit from guidance for its appropriate use, new research from the Penn State College of Medicine suggests."We assessed how medical students engage with social media platforms like Facebook and found that they have a pretty sophisticated understanding of its risks and benefits," Daniel R. George, PhD, MSc, assistant professor of humanities, said in a press release. He and Michael J. Green, MD, MS FACP, professor of humanities, recently published the findings from a survey of 2,109 medical students in AJOB Empirical (Read more...)

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