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COVID-19 has gripped the world with lightning speed. Since the onset of the pandemic, activity throughout the world came to a grinding halt. However, business had to continue and people have to learn to live with the virus while the pandemic continues to rage. Medical education is no exception and may even deserve special mention, as it prepares frontline workers against the endemics of tomorrow. We discuss here the journey of medical education at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences at Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman, as the pandemic struck the world and Oman. This work suggests a roadmap for changes, discusses challenges and proposes measures to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on medical schools.

Keywords: COVID-19; Medical Education; Curriculum; Computer Simulation; Artificial Intelligence; Oman.

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Burney, I. A., Abdwani, R., Al-Hashmi, K., Al-Wardy, N., & Al-Saadoon, M. (2021). COVID-19 and the Clinical Phase of the Medical Doctorate Curriculum in Oman: Challenges and the way forward. Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal, 21(2), e191–194.

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