When virtualizing an in-person meeting, most people will instinctively think of Zoom, Webex, or Skype meetings as the go-to. However, to avoid the aforementioned Zoom fatigue, other innovative formats could (and should) be considered.
For example, for medical education, why not try asynchronous case study discussions or virtual journal clubs? For grant review programs or steering committees, most, if not all, of the work can be done asynchronously as well. Co-creation of clinical, medical, marketing, or educational materials can be done via asynchronous annotation tools such as InSite Annotator™. In terms of advisory boards, consider recording short videos or sharing concise slide decks summarizing key clinical/real-world data and then have the advisors review and discuss these asynchronously, on their own time. If you prefer a hybrid between synchronous and asynchronous meetings, this is also a great way to prepare the participants for the upcoming web meeting. Basically, anything you can do in-person or in a web meeting, you can also do asynchronously through our wide variety of cutting-edge tools.