To the Editor Dr Emanuel’s discussion of the inevitable changes to medical education1 came at a pivotal moment. On March 11, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization.2 Medical schools scrambled to comply with university mandates to discontinue in-person classes, along with government recommendations for “social distancing.” This required the rapid deployment of virtual learning modalities to replace the existing preclinical curriculum.
Connell JM, Niec JA, Sharif KF. Reconfiguring Medical Education. JAMA. 2020;324(10):1006. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.10902
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