Pandemic acts as dress rehearsal for new medical school curriculum

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Dozens of faculty, students and staff at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have committed countless hours over the past three years to planning a new curriculum that will launch in September with the arrival of incoming medical students.

Although faculty, students and staff didn’t know it, they also were preparing for the sudden, unprecedented jolt from in-person to remote learning that occurred in mid-March, when COVID-19 shuttered much of the country, including much of the Medical Campus.