Doctors in Training: In Limbo, Alumni Med Students Find Ways To Serve

Across the country, increasing numbers of doctors in training, Princeton alumni among them, are finding ways to help fight the global pandemic without violating social-distancing protocols. Medical students are participating in online research designed to improve COVID-19 treatments, coordinating volunteer efforts on social media, buying groceries and providing child care for overburdened health-care workers, educating the online public about everything from the biology of viruses to the importance of handwashing, and inventing ways to combat the loneliness and isolation of the homebound.