Virtual Connection During COVID-19

Zoe Lyon (R) and Rachel Yang (L), both third year medical students at UCSF and members of the ZSFG Tablet Team.      With a shared desire to help people, it’s no surprise that UCSF medical students and residents sought new ways to serve during the COVID-19 pandemic. So when visitor restrictions began limiting patient support at San Francisco hospitals, a group of UCSF residents and students saw the opportunity to connect patients and families in a new way. “We immediately saw that visitor restrictions caused emotional distress for patients and their loved ones, as well as [...]