Virtual Shadowing as an Effective Approach to Gaining Exposure to the Field of Emergency Medicine

Introduction Physician shadowing plays a critical role in the education and professional development of medical students during their pre-clinical years. Many medical education programs require undergraduate shadowing as criteria for admission1. The COVID-19 pandemic has severely restricted access to the hospital for medical and premedical students, thereby impeding their career exploration, education, and access to …

Simulating the Simulations?? Creating Virtual Simulations in Response to Restrictions on In-Person Education

Title: Simulating the Simulations?? Creating Virtual Simulations in Response to Restrictions on In-Person EducationPresenter: Elizabeth Thackeray, MD, University of Utah; Megan Fix, MD, University of Utah; Sadfar Ansari, MD, University of UtahDate: 9/15/20Brief Description: A TedTalk style discussion of how the presenters were able to pivot their Transition to Internship course to a fully-online modalityKeywords/Main Subjects: Remote learning, adaptability, Zoom, …