DEVELOPING WORLD PERSPECTIVES IN OTOLARYNGOLOGY: Edited by Johannes J. FaganOtolaryngology education and training in the COVID-19 and post-COVID-19 digital era: a developing world perspectiveQuraishi, Natasha; Quraishi, Shahed Author Information Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Doncaster Royal Infirmary, Doncaster, UK Correspondence to Professor Shahed Quraishi, OBE FRCS, FRCS (ORL, H&N), Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Doncaster Royal Infirmary, Thorne Road, Doncaster DN2 5LT, UK. Tel: +441302642418; e-mail: [email protected] Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery: June 2021 - Volume 29 - Issue 3 - p 225-229 doi: 10.1097/MOO.0000000000000709 Buy Metrics Abstract Purpose of review This article reviews the literature on the challenges to Otolaryngology training in the developing world, the solutions that have been implemented thus far and the role of technology in first the Digital, and now the Covid era. Recent findings There is an increasing prevalence of Otolaryngological pathology in the developing world. Efforts to treat this are hampered by multiple factors including appropriate medical training. A number of solutions have been implemented for this both in terms of face-to-face as well as virtual training. Summary The Covid era has created new challenges for Otolaryngology training in the developed world, sparking a huge shift in the delivery of education. Traditional forms of training have disadvantaged colleagues in the developing world and so this change in training modalities may benefit the developing world. Copyright © 2021 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.