In lieu of the pandemic and COVID-19 restrictions, many social and networking events were halted. To fill in this gap, coffee conversations were started where small groups of medical students could meet physicians and surgeons over an informal sponsored meal. Due to its popularity, coffee conversations have continued to persist throughout the years.
Coffee conversations is currently an ideal platform to facilitate career exploration and professional networking for medical students. Through coffee conversations, medical students have been able to engage with doctors, seek guidance and advice, and learn from their experiences. Through this avenue, medical students have gained better insight into the various career pathways available to clinicians in Singapore.