The COVID-19 pandemic and the challenge of using technology for medical education in low and middle income countries

Dario Cecilio-Fernandes, Maria Parisi, Thiago Santos, JOHN SANDARS

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    Abstract

    The current use of technology for medical education in low and middle income countries (LMIC) during the COVID-19 pandemic is not yet reaching its potential. We provide recommendations for LMIC that has focus on a systematic framework that considers both faculty development and developing the skills of students. An enormous challenge for all medical educators, but especially in LMIC, continues to be how to maintain clinical teaching in these extraordinary times
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalMedEdPublish
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    Publication statusPublished - 23 Apr 2020

    Keywords

    • COVID-19
    • faculty development
    • online teaching and learning
    • low and middle income countries
    • medical education

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