The Challenges of COVID-19 in Medical Education in Nepal

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https://doi.org/10.3126/njdvl.v19i1.35308

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COVID-19, Education, Medical, Pandemics, Nepal

Abstract

The Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has caused an unparalleled disruption in all forms of scientific learning process including medical education. It has presented a challenge for scientists, educators, and students.Widespread interruptions to medical education, scientific discussions, conference, and seminars have also been seen at times of major conflicts and pandemics in the past as well, which resulted in major changes in medical curriculum.  This editorial discusses the medical education and how COVID-19 has affected medical education in Nepal. Besides, it also explores the potential implications of COVID-19 for the future of medical education.

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Vikash Paudel, National Medical College, Birganj, Nepal

Journal Editor, NJDVL

Department of Dermatology, National Medical College, Birganj, Nepal

Saraswoti Neupane, Gandaki Medical College, Pokhara, Nepal

Professor and Head

Department of Dermatology

Gandaki Medical College, Pokhara, Nepal

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Published

2021-04-02

How to Cite

Paudel, V., & Neupane, S. (2021). The Challenges of COVID-19 in Medical Education in Nepal. Nepal Journal of Dermatology, Venereology &Amp; Leprology, 19(1), 1–2. https://doi.org/10.3126/njdvl.v19i1.35308

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