Published on in Vol 7, No 3 (2021): Jul-Sep

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/27010, first published .
Taking a Leap of Faith: A Study of Abruptly Transitioning an Undergraduate Medical Education Program to Distance-Learning Owing to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Taking a Leap of Faith: A Study of Abruptly Transitioning an Undergraduate Medical Education Program to Distance-Learning Owing to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Taking a Leap of Faith: A Study of Abruptly Transitioning an Undergraduate Medical Education Program to Distance-Learning Owing to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Stefan S Du Plessis 1, MSc, MBA, PhD;  Farah Otaki 2, BSc, MPH, CPH, MBA;  Shroque Zaher 1, MBChB, FRCPath, CCT, PGCE;  Nabil Zary 3, MD, PhD;  Ibrahim Inuwa 1, MBBS, MMed Sci, MMEd, PhD;  Ritu Lakhtakia 1, MBBS, MD, PhD

1 College of Medicine, Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences , Dubai , AE

2 Strategy and Institutional Excellence, Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai , AE

3 Institute for Excellence in Health Professions Education, Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai , AE

Corresponding Author:

  • Ritu Lakhtakia, MBBS, MD, PhD
  • College of Medicine
  • Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Building 14
  • Dubai Health Care City
  • Dubai
  • AE
  • Phone: 971 521401101
  • Email: ritu.lakhtakia@mbru.ac.ae