COVID-19 Related Education Resources


COVID-19 has presented unprecedented challenges to our education structures. To face these challenges, many educators have developed new or adjusted existing education processes, modalities, and content to generate meaningful alternatives in health sciences education. Below is a catalog of some of the education innovations happening within Michigan Medicine and a list of other key resources.

Michigan Medicine Education Innovations COVID-19 Catalog

Working Toward Zero Harm in the Time of COVID-19: Strategies for Reducing Infectious Transmission Description: A webinar that reveals how powerful lessons taken from prior coronavirus infections –particularly SARS in 2003– have been used to prevent the spread of infection. Preserving the workforce is critical for patient care. This webinar focuses on safe practices for tracheostomy, airway, and intensive care related to novel coronavirus infection.
Contact: Michael Brenner, MD, , Department of Otolaryngology
More Information: Access the webinar here

COVID-19 Staffing Project Description: An education-focused module created by the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Learning Health Sciences, and the Procedural Learning and Safety Collaborative to assign all graduate medical education (GME) trainees in COVID-related hospital roles based on their specialty and level of experience.
Contact: Greg Wnuk, MHSA,, Center for Surgical Training and Research, Michigan Medicine
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Surgery for Breakfast Description: Students and surgeon-educators participate in a 30-45-minute morning meeting to review cases. After each session, students provide feedback to improve the format, which is incorporated into the next meeting. Surgery for Breakfast remains fluid to include changes to further promote learning, which has supported student-led cases.
Contact: Natalie Moreno,, Department of Surgery

Physical and Occupational Therapist BlueJeans Training Description: In light of COVID-19, many healthcare providers have had to cancel or defer patients to a later date; however, physical and occupational therapists are still servicing patients via telehealth and the BlueJeans. A PowerPoint was created to instruct therapists on how to set up a BlueJeans session, how to give appropriate and simple patient instructions, as well as resources for the therapist to immediately implement telehealth out of their home in accordance to HIPAA and Michigan Medicine’s guidelines.
Contact: Natasha Taylor, PT, MS, OCS,, Canton Health Center
More Information: Download training resource here: Bluejeans and Telehealth in clinical practice MM

Medical Student Quality Improvement Tools Description: An interactive workshop for medical students focused on quality improvement tools. The workshop utilizes a case study to allow students the opportunity to construct process mapping, collect data, define a problem statement, create SMART goals, and apply root cause analysis techniques while working within an interprofessional team.
Contact: Jamie Lindsay,, University of Michigan Quality Department
More Information: Contact Ms. Lindsay

University of Michigan Office of Continuing Medical Education & Lifelong Learning Claim Hours for COVID-19 Response Description: The Office of Continuing Medical Education & Lifelong Learning is offering category 1 CME credit for time spent working and learning as you administer, prepare or care for patients with COVID-19 during this exceptional time.
More Information: Download resources here

External COVID-19 Resources

Calls for COVID-19 Related Submissions