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New Emirates Medical Journal

Volume 2, 2 Issues, 2021
ISSN: 0250-6882 (Online)
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Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Cardiology Resident Training and Education

Prashanth Kulkarni1, *0000-0002-2170-2103, Manjappa Mahadevappa2
1 Department of Cardiology, Care Hospitals, Hi-tech city, Hyderabad-500032, India
2 Department of Cardiology, JSS Medical College and Hospital, M.G Road, Mysuru, India


The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created an unprecedented global health emergency. This crisis has impacted educational activities worldwide, including India. It is imperative to understand the challenges faced by institutions in imparting resident training when dealing with patients during this pandemic. This correspondence briefly discusses the effect on the cardiology residency program and research activities. It also highlights the measures to impart education safely amid a current pandemic.

Keywords: COVID-19, Pandemic, Coronavirus, Cardiology, Acute coronary syndrome, Education.

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Year: 2021
Volume: 2
Issue: 1
First Page: 6
Last Page: 7
Publisher Id: nemj-2-6
DOI: 10.2174/0250688202999210204103434

Article History:

Electronic publication date: 12/02/2021
Collection year: 2021

© 2021 Kulkarni and Mahadevappa.

open-access license: This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License (CC-BY 4.0), a copy of which is available at: ( This license permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

* Address correspondence to this author at the Department of Cardiology, Care Hospitals, Hi-tech city, Hyderabad, India, 500032; E-mail:


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