Clinicians from Italy and New York City’s Jacobi Hospital share their insight on lessons learned from the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics discussed include profiles for critically ill patients, keeping health care workers safe, and communications challenges.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to apply lessons learned from the COVID-19 response in New York and Italy in their own practice.
ACTIVITY PLANNERS AND FACULTY:
- J. Kevin Tucker, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Chief of Nephrology Brigham and Women’s/Faulkner Hospital, Faculty Director, Accreditation and Maintenance of Certification, Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME)
- Maurizio Cecconi, MD, FRCA, FFICM, MD(Res), Head of Department Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Units, Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan Italy; Professor of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Humanitas University, Milan, Italy; President Elect ESICM
- Anjali Acharya, MD, Director of Nephrology, Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY; Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
- Matthew D. Langston, MD, Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY; Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine), Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY