Introducing Telehealth into medical education

July 19, 2021

COVID-19 has disrupted all parts of our lives, especially in the education sector. Students and educators at all levels were forced into quickly adapting to a virtual platform which many were not prepared for. This blog focuses specifically on how medical students had to adjust to this change and how schools were and can integrate telehealth into their curriculum.

The medical school curriculum is very hands-on which presented unique challenges when trying to learn everything from anatomy to clinical skills. Each school had its way of adjusting to remote learning. Some schools taught clinical skills over zoom while having small in-person groups for necessary courses.

Key Words: Medical education, Telehealth, COVID-19