Physical-distance learning

College finds innovative solutions to keep its students’ education on track amid COVID-19 shutdown

By Karen Dooley
When SARS-CoV-2 reached the doorstep of the UF College of Medicine, it brought unprecedented implications for an education program that had been operating like a well-oiled machine for 64 years.
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Brittny Randolph Fourth-year medical student Brittny Randolph volunteers to assist with COVID-19 testing in East Gainesville through the COVID-19 Student Service Corps. Photo by Jesse S. Jones
COVID learning Students find alternative approaches to continue learning during stay-at-home requirements. Photo by Jesse S. Jones
"The various departments within UF Health stepped up to help provide clinical experiences through online and telehealth means for students with outstanding training needs." - Nina Multak
Two students wearing personal protective equipment volunteer to help with testing efforts. Medical students Caroline King and Max Parker from the class of 2023 assist with testing efforts in East Gainesville. Photo by Jesse S. Jones