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WATCH: How the pandemic has impacted medical students now and in the future

Bridget Balch, Staff Writer
March 3, 2022

In this video, medical students share how the pandemic has shaped their training experiences and their futures as physicians.

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In 2020, medical schools across the country quickly pivoted from in-person training by moving classes online and taking students off clinical rotations. As the world learned to cope with COVID-19 with proper protective equipment and vaccines, institutions cautiously allowed students back in the classroom and in the hospital, but medical students trained over the past few years have had a far different experience than their predecessors.

AAMCNews spoke with five students about how they believe their experiences during the pandemic years will shape their futures as physicians.

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