Undergraduate Medical Education in the Post Covid Era
The healthcare contingency due to COVID-19 compelled social distancing measures that drastically altered day-to-day education delivery. The education of healthcare professionals was affected the most as they specifically require students to work collaboratively and closely with the patients. However, within this turmoil, the pandemic provided opportunities for institutes, faculty, and students to develop innovative methods for achieving their learning outcomes through virtual or remote learning. Thereby, in several institutes, faculty and students adapted to the virtual or remote learning methods to minimise the effects of social distancing1 and attempted to create the “new normal” in healthcare education.
As the Covid pandemic decreases and the educational activities revive in campuses, it is prudent to suggest if the “new normal” in healthcare education will continue. Therefore, this editorial looks at potential variables that healthcare educators may contemplate while providing post-covid medical and dental education.
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