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Beyond the Doctor's Office: Healthcare Careers in a COVID World

2020 was certainly not the year anyone expected, but healthcare professionals have risen to the occasion and become heros without capes. They have accepted the challenge, to help us restore life to a new “normal.”

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare industry has had to pivot, persevere, and rise into the spotlight as essential workers. This shift has happened in many ways – moving to a work from home environment, shifting to telehealth for virtual physician’s visits and consults with pharmacists, and increasing demands for scientific research.

Join our panel of experts to gain a better understanding of the employment landscape in healthcare that goes beyond the doctors office. From accounting and finance to research and pharma, hear how these Huskies have persevered during this unprecedented time, how they landed in their roles, UConn’s impact on their careers, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted their roles and what they would recommend to fellow Huskies should they wish to find opportunities in this essential industry.

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