Use of Digital Technology for Education: The Future of Collaborative Learning
In this coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis, we notice a silver lining - a strong push towards digital elearning, with greater support for distance learning and stronger digital infrastructure. Digital technology has played a crucial role during the pandemic with its unique ability to minimise physical contact and break infection chains while allowing collaboration and learning amongst specialists and residents alike. For instance, with conferences cancellations on an unprecedented scale2, many are turning to virtual congress and meetings to foster scientific exchanges. This includes live webinars and digital congress meetings, which paradoxically allow more to attend by reducing time off clinical workload.
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