Teaching Medicine Online During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Malaysian Perspective

  • Aneesa Abdul Rashid Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Mohd Radzniwan A Rashid Family Medicine Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Pandan Indah, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Mohamad Nurman Yaman Department of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Irfan Mohamad Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia Health Campus, 16150 Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia
Keywords: COVID-19, medical education, online teaching


The COVID-19 pandemic affected institution of higher learning as some teaching and learning activities had to halt due to safety of the students and staff. Face to face teaching was stopped, and lecturers had to find other methods of teaching. Online teaching was the only allowed method. The methods were synchronous and asynchronous. Lecturers have had to find innovative ways to practice effective teaching methods. Assessments had to also be done online taking important factors into consideration, following steps given by authorities. This article discusses issues around medical teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic

Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science Vol.19(0) 2020 p. S 77-S 81

How to Cite
Rashid, A., Rashid, M. R., Yaman, M. N., & Mohamad, I. (2020). Teaching Medicine Online During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Malaysian Perspective. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, 19, S 77-S 81. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v19i0.48170
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