Summer of COVID-19: [ [link removed] ]
Mitigating Direct and Indirect Impacts in the Coming Months [ [link removed] ]
May 27, 2020 | 5 – 6:30 p.m. ET
The eighth COVID-19 Conversations webinar will discuss how to best mitigate direct and indirect impacts of COVID-19 over the coming summer months, including continuing economic challenges, addressing the "health debt" accrued from months of prioritization of urgent care, preparing for concurrent emergencies like hurricanes and wildfires as COVID-19 remains a threat, and protecting vulnerable populations from violence and disorder.
The webinar will begin with an introduction from the session's moderator, Nicole Lurie, and then feature a panel discussion among expert speakers, including:
• Linda Degutis - Adjunct Professor, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health and Lecturer, Yale School of Medicine
• Craig Fugate - former administrator of FEMA and former director of the Florida Emergency Management Division
• Kent Smetters - Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics Senior Fellow, Wharton School Boettner Chair Professor, and Faculty Director, Penn Wharton Budget Model, Wharton Schoo
Additional panelists have been invited and our website [ [link removed] ] will be updated as they accept.
The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session with the webinar audience.
This webinar has also been approved for 1.5 continuing education credits for CPH, CME, CNE or CHES. Several days after attending the webinar, those who watched the entire activity will receive an email with info on how to complete the online evaluation and then claim their credits.
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The "COVID-19 Conversations" series of rapid-response webinars from the National Academy of Medicine and the American Public Health Association is addressing the state of the science on COVID-19 and explore emerging evidence on how to best mitigate its impact.
Led by a panel of expert advisors [ [link removed] ] chaired by Carlos del Rio and Nicole Lurie, the series features trusted experts in such fields as public health, infectious disease, risk communication, and crisis standards of care. The series is providing trustworthy scientific analysis of important developments in the COVID-19 response to inform policymakers, public health practitioners, clinicians, business leaders, and scientists.
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