Every crisis also produces opportunity, including residency applications and interviews. Just like every other aspect of life in 2020, residency applications and interviews will be affected by COVID-19. All of the major medical training organizations have endorsed a policy of not allowing visiting sub-internships and recommending remote interviews for all residency and fellowship programs across […]
Author: Judith E. C. Lieu, MD, MSPH
Dr. Lieu is a professor and director of resident education for the Department of Otolaryngology.
COVID-19 and the impact on resident education
On March 18, 2020, the Dean of Washington University School of Medicine notified all departments that they should defer all office visits and elective procedures as of March 23, due to concerns about COVID-19. “Elective” was defined as meaning that the patient’s encounter could be postponed at least eight weeks without substantial risk of harm […]