Clinical Management Through COVID-19 Webinar Series Recordings: 

In this special continuing education video series, designed especially for physicians, nurses and other health care providers, Harvard-affiliated moderators interview experts to discuss the symptoms, risks and precautions regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Information on COVID-19 is evolving daily. The views and perspectives shared in these webinars are given based on the information available at the time of the recording.

May Recordings

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  • Activity Description and Accreditation

    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TARGET AUDIENCE: Panelists with expertise in clinical ethics discuss the questions they are navigating during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics include trust, communication, technology, and working with patients’ families.

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 5/29/2020 

    TERMINATION DATE: 8/31/2020 (Please note that credit will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)

    ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY 1 hour

    ACTIVITY PLANNERS AND FACULTY:

    • Ellen Long-Middleton, PhD, APRN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified Fellow, National Academy of Practice; Lead Nurse Planner, Harvard Medical School, Postgraduate Medical Education, Harvard Institutes of Medicine 
    • Andy Kondrat, PhD, Clinical Ethics Consultant, Center for Healthcare Ethics; Instructor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    • Stuart Finder, PhD, Director, Center for Healthcare Ethics; Associate Professor in Biomedical Sciences, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    • Virginia L. Bartlett, PhD, Assistant Director, Center for Healthcare Ethics; Associate Professor in Biomedical Sciences, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 
    • Thomas V. Cunningham, PhD, MA, Bioethics Director, Kaiser Permanente, West Los Angeles

    DISCLOSURE: All individuals including course directors, planners, reviewers, faculty, staff, etc., who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, reported no financial relationships related to the content of this activity.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to discuss clinical ethical questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including trust, communication, technology, and working with patients’ families.

    METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: Review audio/video content, complete the comprehensive activity evaluation, and score 75% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program.

    ACCREDITATION:

    PHYSICIANS

    The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    RESOURCES FOR FURTHER STUDY:

    HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS: Windows 7, 8, or 10 on PC and Mac OS X or above on Mac computers with the most current version web browser (Internet Explorer or Edge, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome) for each.

    If you experience technical difficulties, you can contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu.

    DISCLAIMER: Continuing education activities sponsored by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.

    PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: The Harvard Medical School Privacy Policy may be viewed here: https://hms.harvard.edu/privacy-policy

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  • Activity Description and Accreditation

    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TARGET AUDIENCE: Dr. Martina McGrath leads a panel discussion with a cardiologist and a nephrologist who have been treating COVID-19 pandemic patients to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about cardiac and renal damage. Topics include pathophysiology, ICU challenges, long-term effects on survivors, and lessons learned.

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 5/28/2020 

    TERMINATION DATE: 8/31/2020 (Please note that credit will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)

    ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY 1 hour

    ACTIVITY PLANNERS AND FACULTY:

    • Martina McGrath, MB, BCH, FASN, FRCPI, Associate Physician, Renal Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Associate Director, MMSCI program, Harvard Medical School; Medical Editor, Trends in Medicine, HMS; Instructor of Medicine, HMS 
    • Akshay Suvas Desai, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure Program, Advanced Heart Disease Section, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Associate Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine, Harvard Medical School 
    • Gearoid McMahon, M.B., B.Ch, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Nephrology Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

    DISCLOSURE: All individuals including course directors, planners, reviewers, faculty, staff, etc., who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, reported no financial relationships related to the content of this activity.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to discuss ICU challenges, long-term effects on survivors, and lessons learned from treating COVID-19 patients.

    METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: Review audio/video content, complete the comprehensive activity evaluation, and score 75% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program.

    ACCREDITATION:

    PHYSICIANS

    The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    RESOURCES FOR FURTHER STUDY:

    HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS: Windows 7, 8, or 10 on PC and Mac OS X or above on Mac computers with the most current version web browser (Internet Explorer or Edge, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome) for each.

    If you experience technical difficulties, you can contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu.

    DISCLAIMER: Continuing education activities sponsored by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.

    PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: The Harvard Medical School Privacy Policy may be viewed here: https://hms.harvard.edu/privacy-policy

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  • Activity Description and Accreditation

    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TARGET AUDIENCE: Dr. Christopher Palmer of MacLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School discusses the potential mental health effects of COVID-19 on the general population. Topics include the emotional, economic, and physical stressors of differently affected populations and how primary care providers can position themselves to help.

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 5/22/2020 

    TERMINATION DATE: 8/31/2020 (Please note that credit will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)

    ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY 1 hour

    ACTIVITY PLANNERS AND FACULTY:

    • J. Kevin Tucker, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Chief of Nephrology Brigham and Women’s/Faulkner Hospital, Faculty Director, Accreditation and Maintenance of Certification, Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME)
    • Christopher Palmer, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Director, Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education, McLean Hospital

    DISCLOSURE: All individuals including course directors, planners, reviewers, faculty, staff, etc., who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, reported no financial relationships related to the content of this activity.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to discuss the emotional, economic, and physical stressors of differently affected populations created by COVID-19, and how primary care providers can position themselves to help.

    METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: Review audio/video content, complete the comprehensive activity evaluation, and score 75% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program.

    ACCREDITATION:

    PHYSICIANS

    The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    RESOURCES FOR FURTHER STUDY:

    HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS: Windows 7, 8, or 10 on PC and Mac OS X or above on Mac computers with the most current version web browser (Internet Explorer or Edge, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome) for each.

    If you experience technical difficulties, you can contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu.

    DISCLAIMER: Continuing education activities sponsored by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.

    PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: The Harvard Medical School Privacy Policy may be viewed here: https://hms.harvard.edu/privacy-policy

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  • Activity Description and Accreditation

    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TARGET AUDIENCE: This panel discussion centers around the experience of medical providers in Chelsea, Massachusetts, a densely populated city that experienced the highest COVID-19 infection rate in the state. Panelists discuss the social determinants of health and health care and offer first-hand advice to cities that may be preparing for a second wave of COVID-19 infections.

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 5/21/2020 

    TERMINATION DATE: 8/31/2020 (Please note that credit will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)

    ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY 1 hour

    ACTIVITY PLANNERS AND FACULTY:

    • Wynne Armand, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, MGH Chelsea Healthcare Center
    • Jacqueline Chu, MD, Instructor in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Dean Xerras, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, MGH Chelsea Health Center

    DISCLOSURE: All individuals including course directors, planners, reviewers, faculty, staff, etc., who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, reported no financial relationships related to the content of this activity.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

    • Discuss the social determinants of health and health care
    • Describe strategies to prepare for a potential second wave of COVID-19 infections.

    METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: Review audio/video content, complete the comprehensive activity evaluation, and score 75% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program.

    ACCREDITATION:

    PHYSICIANS

    The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    RESOURCES FOR FURTHER STUDY:

    HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS: Windows 7, 8, or 10 on PC and Mac OS X or above on Mac computers with the most current version web browser (Internet Explorer or Edge, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome) for each.

    If you experience technical difficulties, you can contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu.

    DISCLAIMER: Continuing education activities sponsored by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.

    PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: The Harvard Medical School Privacy Policy may be viewed here: https://hms.harvard.edu/privacy-policy

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  • Activity Description and Accreditation

    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION A panel of medical educators discusses the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on medical residency and fellowship programs, current and future concerns in recruiting and training physicians in light of both temporary and permanent changes that are taking place in medical education as a result of the pandemic, and the finding of a few surprise “silver linings.”

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 5/15/2020

    TERMINATION DATE: 8/31/2020 (Please note that credit will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)

    ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY 1 hour

    ACTIVITY PLANNERS:

    Anjala Tess, MD SFHM, Associate Chair for Education, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Director, Master Program in Healthcare Quality and Safety, Harvard Medical School 

    Ruth Campbell, MD, Nephrology Fellowship Director, Professor of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina

    John Patrick T. Co, MD, MPH, Director, Graduate Medical Education, Partners HealthCare; Designated Institutional Official, Brigham and Women's Hospital | Massachusetts General Hospital; Director, Pediatric Ambulatory Quality and Safety, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School 

    DISCLOSURE: All individuals including course directors, planners, reviewers, faculty, staff, etc., who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, reported no financial relationships related to the content of this activity.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to discuss the current impact and future concerns regarding recruiting and training physicians in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: Review audio/video content, complete the comprehensive activity evaluation, and score 75% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program.

    ACCREDITATION:

    PHYSICIANS

    The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    RESOURCES FOR FURTHER STUDY:

    HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS: Windows 7, 8, or 10 on PC and Mac OS X or above on Mac computers with the most current version web browser (Internet Explorer or Edge, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome) for each.

    If you experience technical difficulties, you can contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu.

    DISCLAIMER: Continuing education activities sponsored by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.

    PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: The Harvard Medical School Privacy Policy may be viewed here: https://hms.harvard.edu/privacy-policy

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  • Activity Description and Accreditation

    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION A panel of Harvard Medical School deans and professors share their experiences pivoting to bring in-person courses online for the end of the academic year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and what the future of medical education might look like

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 5/14/2020

    TERMINATION DATE: 8/31/2020 (Please note that credit will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)

    ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY 1 hour

    ACTIVITY PLANNERS:

    • David Roberts, MD, Dean for External Education, Harvard Medical School
    • Edward Hundert, MD, Dean for Medical Education, Harvard Medical School; Daniel D. Federman, M.D. Professor in Residence of Global Health and Social Medicine and Medical Education
    • Fidencio Saldana, MD, MPH, Dean for Students, Harvard Medical School; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital 
    • Sara Fazio, MD, Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Associate Director of Innovation in Medical Education. Harvard Medical School; Advisory Dean, Walter Bradford Cannon Society, HMS 
    • Barbara Cockrill Gootkind, MD, Harold Amos Academy Associate Professor, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Director of Academy, Harvard Medical School

    DISCLOSURE: All individuals including course directors, planners, reviewers, faculty, staff, etc., who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, reported no financial relationships related to the content of this activity.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to discuss strategies for engaging medical students through online learning

    METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: Review audio/video content, complete the comprehensive activity evaluation, and score 75% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program.

    ACCREDITATION:

    PHYSICIANS

    The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    RESOURCES FOR FURTHER STUDY:

    HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS: Windows 7, 8, or 10 on PC and Mac OS X or above on Mac computers with the most current version web browser (Internet Explorer or Edge, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome) for each.

    If you experience technical difficulties, you can contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu.

    DISCLAIMER: Continuing education activities sponsored by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.

    PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: The Harvard Medical School Privacy Policy may be viewed here: https://hms.harvard.edu/privacy-policy

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  • Activity Description and Accreditation

    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION Join Dr. Erin Bohula, a cardiac intensivist and trialist with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, as she reviews up-to-date data on cardiovascular complications in COVID-19 patients. Topics include disease burden, epidemiology and non-cardiovascular and cardiovascular complications. During this webinar, Dr. Bohula reviews some of her recent cases, shares valuable COVID-19 resources and answers questions posed by HMS moderator, Dr. Stanley Shaw.

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 5/8/2020

    TERMINATION DATE: 8/31/2020 (Please note that credit will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)

    ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY 1 hour

    ACTIVITY PLANNERS:

    • Stanley Y. Shaw, MD PhD, Associate Dean for Executive Education, Harvard Medical School; Chief Scientific Officer, One Brave Idea
    • Erin A. Bohula, MD, Cardiovascular Medicine and Critical Care Specialist and Staff Investigator, Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI), Study Group, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    DISCLOSURE: All individuals including course directors, planners, reviewers, faculty, staff, etc., who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, reported no financial relationships related to the content of this activity.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

    • Discuss the implications of returning to work after being diagnosed with COVID-19
    • Identify opportunities to support to co-workers, patients, and community members with or concerned about COVID-19

    METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: Review audio/video content, complete the comprehensive activity evaluation, and score 75% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program.

    ACCREDITATION:

    PHYSICIANS

    The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    RESOURCES FOR FURTHER STUDY:

    HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS: Windows 7, 8, or 10 on PC and Mac OS X or above on Mac computers with the most current version web browser (Internet Explorer or Edge, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome) for each.

    If you experience technical difficulties, you can contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu.

    DISCLAIMER: Continuing education activities sponsored by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.

    PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: The Harvard Medical School Privacy Policy may be viewed here: https://hms.harvard.edu/privacy-policy

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  • Activity Description and Accreditation

    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION Four health care providers who are recovering from COVID-19 share their experiences with the illness. Topics discussed include the similarities and differences in the course of their illnesses, what they’ve learned, and how it will inform their work going forward.

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 5/7/2020

    TERMINATION DATE: 8/31/2020 (Please note that credit will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)

    ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY 1 hour

    ACTIVITY PLANNERS:

    • Ellen Long-Middleton, PhD, APRN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified Fellow, National Academy of Practice; Lead Nurse Planner, Harvard Medical School, Postgraduate Medical Education, Harvard Institutes of Medicine
    • Julie Paul, DNP, Certified Nurse Midwife; Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Board Certified, Fellow, American College of Nurse Midwives; Director, South Shore Health Perinatal Behavioral Health Program
    • Michael Saag, MD, Professor and Division Director, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
    • Sushrut Waikar, MD, PhD, Norman G. Levinsky Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine; Chief of Nephrology, Boston Medical Center

    DISCLOSURE: All individuals including course directors, planners, reviewers, faculty, staff, etc., who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, reported no financial relationships related to the content of this activity.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

    • Discuss the implications of returning to work after being diagnosed with COVID-19
    • Identify opportunities to support to co-workers, patients, and community members with or concerned about COVID-19

    METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: Review audio/video content, complete the comprehensive activity evaluation, and score 75% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program.

    ACCREDITATION:

    PHYSICIANS

    The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    RESOURCES FOR FURTHER STUDY:

    HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS: Windows 7, 8, or 10 on PC and Mac OS X or above on Mac computers with the most current version web browser (Internet Explorer or Edge, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome) for each.

    If you experience technical difficulties, you can contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu.

    DISCLAIMER: Continuing education activities sponsored by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.

    PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: The Harvard Medical School Privacy Policy may be viewed here: https://hms.harvard.edu/privacy-policy