Infectious Diseases Society of America

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the mental and emotional state of frontline clinicians to its limits. In this episode, hosted in partnership with the American College of Emergency Physicians, emergency medicine physician Anthony Cirillo, MD and Corey Feist of the Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes Foundation discuss what’s driving stress and burnout, immediate interventions that can be taken and how changes to health care policy and programs can protect the clinical workforce over the long-term.

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IDSA President Daniel McQuillen, MD, FIDSA, IDSA President-Elect Carlos del Rio, MD, FIDSA and John Bridgeland, co-founder and CEO of the COVID Collaborative, discuss how to combat COVID-19 misinformation and the impact misinformation may have on the future of medicine.

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Category:medicine -- posted at: 10:00pm PST

How reliable are at-home COVID-19 tests? Are there shortcomings to “testing out” of vaccine mandates? IDSA members Dial Hewlett, MD, FIDSA of the Westchester County Health Department and Nira Pollock, MD, FIDSA of Boston Children’s Hospital join us to discuss the latest on COVID-19 testing. *This episode was recorded on December 6, 2021.

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