• The COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected medical education worldwide. With clinical placements suspended and social distancing rules in place, medical education institutions transitioned to online education to compensate for canceled in-person teaching.

  • Although some institutions in high-income countries had the residual capacity to shift their education model to eLearning, educational institutions in low- and middle-income countries may have struggled to fully implement novel solutions due to obstacles such as slow and unstable bandwidth, limited access to computer facilities, and insufficient funding to develop online platforms.

  • Some solutions have been postulated, but this issue has yet to be addressed. We argue that medical students have the responsibility to advocate for national and international collaboration to accelerate the adoption of technology-enhanced learning and hybrid teaching models globally…more