Tools for Remote Teaching

NOTE: HMS Online Teaching Tools are not HIPAA-Compliant

Zoom, Canvas, and all other Harvard-licensed online media and remote teaching technology are not HIPAA-compliant, and cannot be used to share any patient information or clinical/telemedicine sessions.  Any clinical case information must be fully de-identified through physical or digital redactions prior to its live or on-demand educational delivery.

Faculty, residents, fellows, and hospital-based staff wishing to use Hospital-licensed, HIPAA-Compliant technology for HMS UME purposes should consult with their local compliance departments to determine eligibility and participant verification requirements.

Further Resources

Setup Your Home for Remote Teaching

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