Posted: March 31, 2020

Telehealth Management in Pandemics Course


The University of Minnesota Medical School developed the course, Telehealth Management in Pandemics for fourth year medical students. The course learning objectives are:

  1. Compare and contrast virtual and in person visits with respect to patient communication, diagnostic approach, care provider burden.
  2. Describe at least two systems-level challenges in pandemic management.
  3. Articulate value of medical trainees in pandemic management.

Supplemental Resources:

  • Course Description  
  • Course Syllabus 


Anne Pereira, MD, MPH, University of Minnesota Medical School
Monica Rogers, University of Minnesota Medical School


Learner Audience

Undergraduate Medical Education (UME)


Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Patient Care, Systems Based Practice

Resource Type(s)

Distance Learning – Synchronous
Distance Learning – Asynchronous

Instructional Method(s)

Discussion Small Group
Clinical Experience-Inpatient 


Telemedicine, Pandemic, COVID-19, Virtual Care