17th Symposium on COVID-19: What have we learned? How can we apply 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. Credits for continuing medical education are available upon request.

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

PROGRAM

OPENING SPEECH:

by Edward C. Halperin, MD, MA
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 is the difference? Does it really matter?

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

First they said if you are infected with COVID-19 you have to isolate for 10 days, now they say five days. What is the difference? Does it really matter?

by Marisa A. Montecalvo, MD
Medical Director, Health Services, New York Medical College | Specialist in infectious diseases

What explains the persistent racial disparities in vaccination coverage and what should we do about it?

by Mill Etienne, MD, MPH, FAAN, FAES
Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Associate Professor of Neurology and Medicine, Advisory Dean, School of Medicine House, New York Medical College

How are parents supposed to cope with raising school-age children and navigating 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 is the future of the commercial real estate market in the current and post-pandemic world? How will major cities adapt to the potential loss of business tax revenue?

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

Questions and answers:

Moderated by Alan Kadish, MD
Cardiologist | President, Touro College and University System | President of New York Medical College

Answers to the questions submitted before the webinar. Questions can be sent to [email protected]

Register in advance for the webinar

This meeting has been approved by the New York Medical College Office of Continuing Medical Education for 1.5 CME credits as a complimentary 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 group:
hospital doctors; community doctors; nurses; Pharmacist; medical students; residents/fellows; healthcare; Other healthcare providers; and press.

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

Disclosure Statement:
All faculty and activity planners participating in New York Medical College medical education activities are expected to demonstrate to the audience any significant support or affiliation(s) with any commercial company whose products are discussed in their presentation and/ or disclose the activity to commercial supporters. In addition, all faculty are expected to disclose any off-label, experimental, or research uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.

Commercial Support:
There is no third party funding for this activity.

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