Thirteenth Symposium on COVID-19: What Have We Learned? How Can We Use What We Have Learned?

July 22, 2021 12:30pm – 2:00pm ET
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07/22/21 12:30 PM 07/22/21 2:00 PM Thirteenth Symposium on COVID-19: What Have We Learned? How Can We Use What We Have Learned? Online via Zoom Thirteenth Symposium on COVID-19: What Have We Learned? How Can We Use What We Have Learned?
Online via Zoom

Kadish and Halperin

An online webinar, the 13th Coronavirus (COVID-19) Symposium is sponsored by New York Medical College of the Touro College and University System. Continuing Education credits are available upon request.

A presentation by the Center for Disaster Medicine of New York Medical College of the Touro College and University System.

PROGRAM

Opening Remarks:

Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A.
Chancellor and CEO, Professor of Radiation Oncology, Pediatrics and History, New York Medical College | Provost for Biomedical Affairs, Touro College and University System

How Will We Decide If or When We Need COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots?

by Robert Amler, M.D., MBA
Dean, School of Health Sciences and Practice, Vice President for Government Affairs, New York Medical College | Former Regional Health Administrator, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services | Former Medical Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The "Delta Variant" and Other Viral Mutations: What They Are and What You Need to Know About Them

by Chandra Shekhar Bakshi, DVM, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, New York Medical College

Persistent Vaccine Hesitancy and What Can Be Done About It

by Mill Etienne, M.D., M.P.H., FAAN, FAES
Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Associate Professor of Neurology and Medicine, School of Medicine House Advisory Dean, New York Medical College

Running a Health System During a Pandemic: Lessons Learned of Value to Others. An Interview with:

Joshua Ratner
WMCHealth Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Westchester Medical Center Health Network

and

Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A.
Chancellor and CEO, Professor of Radiation Oncology, Pediatrics and History, New York Medical College | Provost for Biomedical Affairs, Touro College and University System

The Effect of Recent Court Decisions and Administrative Rulings Upon Employers and Their Authority to Compel Vaccination by Employees

by Nicholas S. Janiga, Esq.
Vice President, Chief Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary, New York Medical College | Deputy General Counsel of the Touro College and University System

Hydroxychloroquine as Therapy for COVID-19: Is it Still a Debate or Is the Debate Over?

by Neil Schluger, M.D.
Barbara and William Rosenthal Chair of the Department of Medicine at New York Medical College School of Medicine | Director of Medicine, Westchester Medical Center

Q&A:

Hosted by Alan Kadish, M.D.
Cardiologist | President, Touro College and University System | President, New York Medical College

Responses will be provided to the questions submitted in advance of the webinar. Questions may be submitted to covid19updates@touro.edu

 

Register in advance for the webinar

 

This meeting has been approved for 1.5 CME credits by the Office of Continuing Medical Education, New York Medical College free of charge as a community service to our Healthcare Providers.

Accreditation Statement:
New York Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Target Audience: 
Hospital-based physicians; Community physicians; Nurses; Pharmacists; Medical Students; Residents/Fellows; Public Health; Other Healthcare Providers; and Press.

Credit Designation:
The New York Medical College designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement:
All activity faculty and planners participating in continuing medical education activities provided by New York Medical College are expected to disclose to the audience any significant support or substantial relationship(s) with commercial entities whose products are discussed in their presentation and/or with any commercial supporters of the activity. In addition, all faculty are expected to openly disclose any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.

Commercial Support:
There is no outside funding for this activity.