Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been formally declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, reflecting an inability to contain its spread internationally. The associated harm of the COVID-19 pandemic to populations and health systems cannot be understated. In this unprecedented situation, perhaps one of the more under-recognised and enduring repercussions will be on medical student training worldwide.

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STARSurg Collaborative, EuroSurg Collaborative & TASMAN Collaborative 2020, 'Let's clear the air over COVID: why we need clear communication about medical student involvement', The Lancet, 395(10232), pp. 1254-1254-. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30795-9

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