Rethinking Residency Conferences in the Era of COVID-19

Michael Gottlieb*, Adaira Landry, Daniel J. Egan, Eric Shappell, John Bailitz, Russ Horowitz, Megan Fix

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The COVID-19 pandemic requires a substantial change to the traditional approach to conference didactics. Switching to a virtual medium for conference sessions presents several challenges, particularly with regard to aspects that rely heavily on in-person components (e.g., simulation, ultrasound). This paper will discuss the challenges and strategies to address them for conference planning in the era of COVID-19.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)313-317
Number of pages5
JournalAEM Education and Training
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 1 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Education
  • Emergency


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