Table 2 Ophthalmology trainees’ perception related to COVID-19 pandemic.

From: Reshaping ophthalmology training after COVID-19 pandemic

Question Residents n (%) Fellows n (%)
How would you describe the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on your training program?   
 Slight 8 (1.93) 1 (1.11)
 Mild 36 (8.69) 7 (7.78)
 Moderate 113 (27.29) 19 (21.11)
 Severe 216 (52.17) 57 (63.33)
 Catastrophic 40 (9.66) 6 (6.67)
Do you think that COVID-19 pandemic will result in an irreversible gap in your training?   
 Yes 142 (34.29) 25 (27.78)
 No 122 (29.47) 28 (31.11)
 Not sure 150 (36.23) 37 (41.11)
Do you think that your institution has provided you appropriate guidance on working during the pandemic?   
 Yes 267 (64.49) 69 (76.67)
 No 147 (35.51) 21 (23.33)
Do you feel safe and well protected against SARS-CoV-2 working in the hospital?   
 Yes 191 (46.13) 47 (52.22)
 No 220 (53.14) 43 (47.78)
Do you think that the measures taken by your institution to preserve the effectiveness of your training have been appropriate?   
 Yes 195 (47.1) 56 (62.22)
 No 216 (52.17) 34 (37.78)
Considering the future long-term restrictions in clinical and surgical activities related to the phase of coexistence with the virus, how do you think will be the impact on your training?   
 Slight 15 (3.62) 6 (6.67)
 Mild 59 (14.25) 12 (13.33)
 Moderate 149 (35.99) 39 (43.33)
 Severe 162 (39.13) 31 (34.44)
 Catastrophic 28 (6.76) 1 (1.11)