The fourth COVID-19 Conversations webinar will discuss: crisis standards of care during the COVID-19 pandemic, including an overview of and challenges for adapting crisis standards of care to rapidly evolving clinical care guidelines for the disease; practical considerations for state health departments and hospital systems; and ethical considerations and decision-making around crisis standards of care.
The webinar’s panel of expert speakers:
- Larry Gostin, JD (Moderator) - Director, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health and Law, Georgetown University
- John Hick, MD - Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota and faculty emergency physician, Hennepin Healthcare
- Rebekah E. Gee, MD - Head, LSU Health Care Services Division
- Jeffrey Kahn, PhD, MPH - Andreas C. Dracopoulos Director and Robert Henry Levi and Ryda Hecht Levi Professor of Bioethics and Public Policy, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics
Speaker presentations will be followed by a Q&A session with the webinar audience.
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 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.
All webinars will be recorded and posted on the website.