How has COVID-19 impacted medical students? Two students from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Dublin, describe their experiences in this episode.
Evani Patel and Sarah Chen, both second-year medical students at RCSI, tell host David H. Henry, MD, how the COVID-19 pandemic has shaped their educational experience thus far.
Now, the pandemic has shifted the students’ education to a mix of virtual and in-person learning at RCSI, but COVID-19 also impacted the pair’s summer studentships at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
Typically, the studentships involve seeing patients, attending lectures, and completing projects. This year, however, the students were unable to travel to Philadelphia in person, so they completed their projects and attended lectures virtually.
Ms. Chen, Ms. Patel, and Dr. Henry have no disclosures relevant to this episode.
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