Volume 11

Number 01 January 2021
Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic in the Medical Education System

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Prof. (Dr.) Fazlur Rahim Kaiser MBBS, M Phil (PSM). Vice Principal & Head of Community Medicine Sylhet Women’s Medical College. Email: kaiser.syl@gmail.com

Introduction The worldwide pandemic due to COVID-19 has truly shaken the health system of the world. Economic crisis has been noticed not only in healthcare but also in industries, tourism and other important sectors also. Traditional education system has been replaced by distance learning or e-learning. The medical education system had also observed a huge change. There are different components of medical education system like lecture, clinical skill laboratories, bed-side teaching, problem-based learning, clinical examination and so many. Moreover, proper internet facility is the key resource for distance learning. The importance of face-toface nature of medical education, financial constrain and lack of proper internet facility have put the world medical education in severe sufferings.