Table 1. Examples of Issues Raised by Participants through Discussions at the Social Medicine Young Retreat, 2019.

From: Current Issues in Social Medicine and Public Health from the Viewpoint of Early-career Researchers: Summary of Opinions at the Social Medicine Young Retreat

Main theme Subtheme
Research Timely research, research environment, network, data insufficiency, research topic, and publishing (e.g., use of preprints)
Practice Implementing infection control measures even without sufficient evidence, multidisciplinary collaboration, information literacy because of advances in online communication, health management for people working from home, and flexible modification and operations amid the crisis
Social contribution Dialogue with society, measures against infodemics, science and risk communication, health literacy in civil society, and outreach activities
Education Issues related to online classes: skills and effects of online classes on health