May 16, 2023
COVID-19 changed the ways of life for most people. Near the top of that list are those enrolled in medical school or medical residencies and fellowships in March 2020. Some medical trainees found themselves relegated to the sidelines, told to stay home for fear of infection. Some were drafted into hospitals where patient beds were stacked in hallways. We spoke with Dr. Joshua Leu, an emergency medicine resident at St. Louis University, about how the pandemic shaped his medical education and views on infection control.