Physical distancing mandates, though indispensable, have hampered tangible human contact for months. Our student, Sidhesh, who moved from India to pursue higher-education was caught in the headlights with the sudden, monumental changes that COVID-19 has brought in the world. He spoke to us about the impact that the “new normal” has brought to his life and divulged honestly into coping mechanisms hoping to help us understand that we are in this struggle together.
At the TRP, we strongly believe in disruptive reforms when faced with obstacles. Exploring different means and fostering connectivity has been an intriguing and exciting ride. From expanding the boundaries of virtual conferences to brining voices from the frontline of this pandemic, the possibilities are endless.
“Being able to see our team, instructors, and students, come together to create opportunities, even during a pandemic, has been an amazing experience for me.”
“Yes, these ARE difficult times – and while the focus needs to remain on healthcare provision at the frontline of the COVID-19 crisis, the Translational Research Program team itself immediately rose to the challenge.”