17th Symposium on COVID-19: What Have We Learned? How Can We Use What We Have Learned?

An online webinar, the 17th Coronavirus (COVID-19) Symposium is sponsored by New York Medical College of the Touro College and University System. Continuing Medical 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:

by 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

First They Said a Cloth Mask Was Fine, Now They Say Wear an N95 Mask. Some People Say Wear a Cloth Mask with Copper or Silver Fibers. What’s the Difference? Does It Really Matter?

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. Dpartment of Health and Human Services | Former Medical Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

First They Said that if You’re Infected with COVID-19, You Need to Isolate for 10 Days, Now They Say Five Days. What’s the Difference? Does It Really Matter?

by Marisa A Montecalvo, M.D.
Medical Director, Health Services, New York Medical College | Infectious Disease Specialist

What’s the Explanation of Continuing Racial Disparities in Vaccine Rates and What Should We Do 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

How is a Parent to Cope with Raising School-Age Children and Navigating the Ever-Changing School Systems in the Pandemic?

by Tami Hendriksz, DO, FACOP, FAAP
Dean and Chief Academic Officer, Professor of Pediatrics, Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine

What’s the Future of the Commercial Real Estate Market in the Current and Post-Pandemic Worlds? How Will Large Cities Adapt to the Potential Loss of Commercial Real Estate Tax Revenue?

by Daniel Shallit
Director of Global Store Development for New York City, Long Island and New Jersey, Starbucks and Princi Italian Bakery Real Estate/Development | Co-Chair of the Real Estate Entrepreneurship Advisory Board, Touro College Graduate School of Business

QA:

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.