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Future doctors learn in a hybrid model at UC Irvine

Spectrum News 1, Sept. 16, 2020(Video)

September 16, 2020

Future doctors learn in a hybrid model at UC Irvine

Students attending the University of Irvine School of Medicine this year will be learning in a hybrid model, of both online/virtual classes and in-person classes with patients. … But to become a doctor, there are essential skills that Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine Warren F. Wiechmann says can only be taught by getting hands on experience. … But Weichmann says that during a pandemic, the university’s priority for both the students and patients is safety. So Wiechmann says there are several new procedures in place.