Infectious Diseases Society of America

In this episode, we explore the Theater of War production and learn how it’s being used as a tool to help frontline healthcare workers cope with the dire realities of the COVID-19 pandemic and focus on better mental health. To discuss are Theater of War Productions Artistic Director, Bryan Doerries and American College of Emergency Physician members, Dr. Diane Birnbaumer of UCLA and Dr. Jay Kaplan of Louisiana State University.

This episode is in partnership with the American College of Emergency Physicians.

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IDSA President Barbara Alexander, M.D., FIDSA speaks with IDSA Senior Vice President Amanda Jezek about how ID physicians can help shape policy on issues such as AMR and physician compensation. Dr. Alexander explains that, even in the midst of COVID, it’s important to continue promoting the value of ID.

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IDSA member Dr. Javeed Siddiqui of TeleMed2U and Dr. Tamaan Osbourne-Roberts with the American Academy of Family Physicians Commission on Quality and Practice join us discuss the rise of telehealth and how it can utilized to treat and care for those battling COVID-19.

This episode is in partnership with the American Academy of Family Physicians. 

Direct download: Jan_23_-_Telehealth.mp3
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COVID-19 Testing Guideline Panel members Angela Caliendo, M.D., FIDSA of Brown University and Cesar Arias, M.D., FIDSA of the University of Texas discuss recent changes made to IDSA's COVID-19 Diagnostic Guidelines. 

Direct download: Jan_16_Diagnostic_Guidelines.mp3
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IDSA Board member John Lynch, M.D., FIDSA, & SHEA/IDSA member Erica Shenoy, M.D., FIDSA discuss how to create safe environments across medical facility departments while treating COVID-19 patients. This episode was produced in partnership with the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.

Direct download: Jan_9_-_Creating_Safer_Environments.mp3
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