Clarifying Evidence-Based Information

The COVID-19 Clinical Education Series: Clarifying Evidence-Based Information project was born from the urgency created by the continuing worldwide COVID-19 crisis. The impact of this pandemic is exacerbated by health inequities and misconceptions about disease prevention and treatment. This project is a collaboration between Harvard Medical School and diverse members of the scientific community to disseminate timely, accurate and evidence-based information regarding COVID-19 to a worldwide audience.

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  • Prevention and infection control

    Including information on vaccines, risk factors for severe infections and infection control

    COVID-19 Vaccines

    Faculty Presenter 

    Boris D. Juelg MD. PhD, Division of Infectious Diseases, Director of the Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    Watch the four-part series on vimeo:

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    Risk factors for severe COVID-19 infection

    Faculty Presenter 

    Jeremy Richards, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Director of the Medical Education Research Laboratory, Shapiro Institute of Education, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    Watch the two-part series on vimeo:

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    View Hindi translations here: Part 1 | Part 2


    Infection control to prevent hospital transmission

    Faculty Presenter 

    Chanu Rhee, MD, MPH, FIDSA, Associate Hospital Epidemiologist, Associate Physician, Infectious Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Assistant Professor of Population Medicine and Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    Watch the three-part series on vimeo:

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    COVID-19 in the Primary Care Setting

    Faculty Presenter 

    Howard Limbman, M.D, Division of General Medicine, Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Center, Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, Harvard Medical Center

    Watch the four-part series on vimeo:

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  • Diagnosis and initial evaluation

    Including information on initial diagnosis and evaluation of patients with COVID-19

    Diagnostic testing for COVID-19

    Faculty Presenter 

    Nidia Correa, Ph.D., Associate Director Laboratory Services, Partners in Health

    Watch the three-part series on vimeo:

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    Initial Risk assessment and stratification: ‘who should we worried about’

    Faculty Presenter 

    Shada Rouhani, MD, MPH, Director of Emergency and Critical Care, Partners In Health, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    Watch the three-part series on vimeo:

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    Omicron Variant

    Faculty Presenter 

    Chanu Rhee, MD, MPH, FIDSA, Associate Hospital Epidemiologist Associate Physician, Infectious Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Assistant Professor of Population Medicine and Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    Watch the three-part series on vimeo:

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  • Treatment of COVID-19

    Including information on treatment of COVID-19 in multiple settings

    Treatment of COVID-19

    Faculty Presenter 

    Arthur Y. Kim, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital

    Watch the three-part series on vimeo:

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    View Hindi translations here: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 


    Medications for Outpatients with COVID-19- What Works, What Doesn't

    Faculty Presenter 

    Rajesh Gandhi, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director of HIV Clinical Services and Education, Massachusetts General Hospital, Co-Director and Principal Investigator, Harvard University Center for AIDS Research

    Watch the presentation on vimeo:

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    Home Isolation

    Faculty Presenter 

    Emily Wroe, MD, MPH, Senior Advisor for COVID response, Partners in Health, Associate Physician, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Instructor, Harvard Medical School

    Watch the three-part on vimeo:

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  • Critically Ill Patients

    Including information on mechanical ventilation, hypoxemia and management in remote settings

    Initiating Mechanical Ventilation

    Faculty Presenter 

    Paul Sonenthal, MD, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Associate Director, Inpatient Medicine and Critical Care, Partners in Health

    Watch the two-part series on vimeo:

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    Basics of mechanical ventilation for respiratory failure from COVID-19 pneumonia

    Faculty Presenter 

    Jeremy Richards, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Director of the Medical Education Research Laboratory, Shapiro Institute of Education, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    Watch the four-part series on vimeo:

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    View Hindi translation here: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4


    Hypoxemia in COVID-19

    Faculty Presenter 

    Jeremy Richards, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Director of the Medical Education Research Laboratory, Shapiro Institute of Education, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    Watch the two-part series on vimeo:

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    View Hindi translation here: Part 1 | Part 2

  • Oxygen devices

    Including information on multiple devices for oxygen administration and monitoring

    High Flow Nasal Cannula

    Faculty Presenter 

    Paul Sonenthal, MD, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Associate Director, Inpatient Medicine and Critical Care, Partners in Health

    Watch the three-part series on vimeo:

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    View Hindi translation here: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 


    Non-invasive ventilation devices (BPAP-CPAP)

    Faculty Presenter 

    Jeremy Richards, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Director of the Medical Education Research Laboratory, Shapiro Institute of Education, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    Watch the two-part series on vimeo:

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    COVID-19 Outpatient Pulse Oximetry and Oxygen Management

    Faculty Presenter 

    Alon Dagan, MD, Emergency Medicine, Lahey Medical Center, Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Instructor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    Watch the three-part series on vimeo:

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  • Clinical Complications

    Including information on relevant disorders that can emerge after COVID-19 disease

    COVID-19 Video Series: Clarifying evidence-based information

    John H Maley, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director of Clinical Illness and COVID-19 Survivorship Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
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    “Black fungus” – Mucormycosis: Diagnosis, Risk factors, Treatment

    Faculty Presenter 

    Alyssa R. Letourneau, MD, MPH, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Massachusetts General Hospital

    Watch the five-part series on vimeo:

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    View Hindi translation here: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5


    Neuromuscular Complications of Severe Covid 19

    Faculty Presenter 

    Jeremy Richards, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Director of the Medical Education Research Laboratory, Shapiro Institute of Education, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    Watch the five-part series on vimeo:

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  • Special populations

    Including information on COVID-19 and Pregnancy

    COVID-19 and Pregnancy

    Faculty Presenter

    Sarah Rae Easter, MD, Director of Obstetric Clinical Care, Brigham & Women’s Hospital,  Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

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    Key considerations of SARS-CoV-2 in Children

    Faculty Presenter

    Emilia Connolly, DO, MPH, Chief Health Systems Policy Advisor, Partners In Health Malawi. Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of Hospital Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

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  • Decision Making and Leadership in the Covid-19 Pandemic

    Including Decision Making in a Pandemic

    Decision making in the setting of a pandemic: a medical director's perspective

    Faculty Presenter

    J. Kevin Tucker, MD, Vice-President Education, Mass General Brigham, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Associate Physician Brigham and Women's Hospital

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  • Additional topics in COVID-19

    Including where to look for reliable guidelines and interpreting evidence

    Where to look for reliable guidelines, interpreting evidence

    Faculty Presenter

    Michael Lipnick, MD, Associate Professor, Anesthesia & Critical Care, Co-Director, Center for Health Equity in Surgery & Anesthesia, University of California San Francisco

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    Mental Health of Providers Caring for Covid Patients

    Faculty Presenter

    Shekhar Saxena, MD, Professor of the Practice of Global Mental Health Global Health and Population Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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    Mental Health of Providers Caring for Covid Patients (ICU viewpoint)

    Faculty Presenter

    Jeremy Richards, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Director of the Medical Education Research Laboratory, Shapiro Institute of Education, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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