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Resources associated with CAI Learning Community“We Signed Up for This!” — Student and Trainee Responses to the Covid-19 Pandemic
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Resources associated with CAI Learning Community
“We Signed Up for This!” — Student and Trainee Responses to the Covid-19 Pandemic by Thomas H. Gallagher, M.D., and Anneliese M. Schleyer, M.D., M.H.A.
Despite the risk and challenges, students and trainees showed their unrelenting desire and commitment to care for the sick. Residents helped cover extra shifts, students prepared home care kits for Covid-19 patients, and even provided child care for health care workers. The unprecedented public health crisis caused students and trainees to experienced considerable loss.
A short anonymous survey was conducted to learn how COVID-19 is affecting students and trainees. Responses from University of Washington medical students, residents and fellow reveal a mixture of safety, quality of care and practical concerns among the participants. The article also includes how leaders in medical education can provide support and convert this crisis to a valuable learning experience for all the students and trainees.