Applying Adult Learning Principles to Virtual Delivery of Medical Education

September 10, 2020

Medical education is just one of the many fields radically altered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Medical conferences were either canceled or switched to a virtual format, triggering widespread adoption of virtual medical education for the continuing education of healthcare professionals globally. Positive experiences and technical improvements in delivering virtual activities have reinforced the many benefits that virtual medical education can offer, especially against a background of restricted travel and limitations on group activities. While virtual initiatives will not necessarily replace all face-to-face educational activities, they will remain a significant part of our new normal. Read more here


(Source: Niina Nuottamo et al., The MAP Newsletter, September 10, 2020)

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