Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Gastroenterology Fellowship Training in Turkey: A Prospective Nationwide Survey Study


DEMİRTAŞ C. Ö. , Vahabov C., Mustafayev F., ŞAHİN T., PARLAK E.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.32, no.10, pp.879-891, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjg.2021.201110
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.879-891
  • Keywords: Coronavirus-2019 disease, gastroenterology, fellowship, anxiety, burnout, GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY, BURNOUT, ANXIETY, INDIA

Abstract

Background: The Coronavirus-2019 disease (COVID-19) pandemic has markedly restricted endoscopic and clinical activities in gastroenterology (GI), with a negative impact on trainee education. We aimed to investigate how and to what extent has GI trainees in Turkey are affected by the current pandemic in terms of general, psychological, and educational status.