Medical students' value-rich exposures in clinical setting during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Hakimeh Sabeghi ORCID PhD Candidate, Virtual School of Medical Education and Management, Student Research Committee, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Leila Afshar ORCID Associate Professor, Department of Medical Ethics, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Seyed Abbas Foroutan ORCID Associate Professor, Permanent Member, Academy of Medical Sciences of Iran, Tehran, Iran.
  • Shahram Yazdani ORCID Mail Professor, Virtual School of Medical Education and Management, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Keywords:
Values; Exposure; Clinical education; Pandemics.

Abstract

Exposing medical students to real-world situations and clinical practice experiences during their education years can help them build their professional value frameworks. The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most challenging conditions that medical students have experienced; however, this pandemic have provided value-rich opportunities assisting in development and enhancement of their professional identity. This commentary aimed to emphasize the importance of medical students’ exposure to clinical practice during the pandemic and the potential that such encounters provide for internalizing values.

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Published
2020-12-19
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Sabeghi H, Afshar L, Foroutan SA, Yazdani S. Medical students’ value-rich exposures in clinical setting during the COVID-19 pandemic. J Med Ethics Hist Med. 13.
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