On Monday, May 4th, I’ll be moderating a panel with three doctor-experts on Covid-19 who are in the field, on the front-lines, and are monitoring the latest medical and policy news:
BaSadeh (In the field) with Covid-19: Experience and Expertise
A Conversation with Temple Beth Zion Members on the Frontlines of the Covid-19 Pandemic
Co-Sponsored by the JCC of Greater Boston and Brookline Interactive Group. Learn about the impact of and science and policy behind our current health crisis and what it can mean for us going forward.
Link here. Zoom and Facebook Live
Katherine Gergen-Barnett, MD, is the Vice Chair of Primary Care Innovation and Transformation and the Program Director in the Department of Family Medicine at Boston Medical Center (BMC).
Rebecca Weintraub, MD, is a Hospitalist and Associate Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine.
Asaf Bitton, MD, is a Practicing primary care physician, public health researcher, and health systems innovation leader, Executive Director of Ariadne Labs at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
You may have read Dr. Bitton’s post on March 13th, “Social Distancing: This Is Not a Snow Day,” which was covered nationally on the front end of the crisis as a vital guideline, especially for families navigating rules with their children at home.
Me and our rabbi, Rabbi Claudia Kreiman, Senior Rabbi Temple Beth Zion
Medical and science topics:
The progress on testing for infection and antibodies; the connection between antibodies and immunity; explanation of vaccines and production; the risk factors in terms of pre-existing conditions and socio-economic conditions; updates on effects and precautions.
Policy updates: How are we doing now? What are the likely national, state, local policies over the next few months? What are the best policies? And what are best social practices? What should wb