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Simulations and Virtual Learning Supporting Clinical Education During the COVID 19 Pandemic [Letter]

Authors Novintan S, Mann S, Hazemi-Jebelli Y

Received 12 August 2020

Accepted for publication 27 August 2020

Published 29 September 2020 Volume 2020:11 Pages 649—650

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/AMEP.S276699

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Md Anwarul Azim Majumder


Shonnelly Novintan, Simran Mann, Yasmin Hazemi-Jebelli

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK

Correspondence: Shonnelly Novintan Kensington, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London
Sir Alexander Fleming Building, Imperial College Road London SW7 2AZ, UK
Tel +44 7738362140
Email sn2315@ic.ac.uk


We read with great interest the article by Tabatabai regarding virtual learning supporting clinical education and examination during the COVID-19 pandemic.1 As final year medical students, we have experienced  months of remote teaching followed by online exams. It is interesting that we share same similar benefits of virtual learning in the UK. However, we believe that virtual platforms fail to meet the practical needs of students and could leave significant gaps in our clinical competency. 
 
View the original paper by Tabatabai

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