Global Conversations Series

Sessions are held from 0800 - 0930 MT; 1500 - 1630 UTC 

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This ongoing series is open to healthcare workers around the globe working to combat COVID-19 and thinking deeply about how to create a healthier normal as we move forward.

We will be offering various topics over the course of the next year.Look for updates on the website and email announcements as new topics are scheduled and dates are confirmed.

Each session will include a brief lecture and Q & A with an expert.

Simultaneous French and Spanish translation are available for each session.

Upcoming Global Conversation Session

November 30, 2020
Managing Stress and Burnout during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr. Jeff Katzman, MD, Professor, University of New Mexico, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry 

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Facilitation by:

Sanjeev Arora, MD
Director, Project ECHO

Matthew Bouchonville, MD
Associate Director, ECHO Institute

Past Session Materials

September 21,2020

  1. Cancer and COVID-19, a Global Overview, Satish Gopal, MD, MPH; Director, Center for Global Health
  2. Impact on Public Health Screening and Primary Care Level Strategies, Sharon Kapambwe, MD; Assistant Director -Cancer, Dept of Health Promotion, Environment and Social Determinants. Ministry of Health, Zambia
  3. Treatment Adaptations at the Facility and Cancer Network Level, C.S. Pramesh, MS, FRCS; Director, Tata Memorial Hospital, India

September 14, 2020

Steps for Reopening during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Speaker: Kedar Mate, MD; President and CEO at the Institute for Healthcare, Improvement (IHI)

August 12, 2020

Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Panelists: Jumee Barooah, MD; Anita Blanchard, MD; Elisa Crouse, MD, MS; Paul Foster Johnson, MFA

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August 3, 2020

What You Can Do to Help Your Patients

Dr. Robert Eckel, MD, Professor of Medicine, Emeritus; Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

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July 27, 2020

Post-pandemic Projections on Health, Equity and Social Justice

Dr. Donald Berwick, MD, MPP, FRCP, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement 

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June 22, 2020

Ranjit Suri, MD FACC, FHRS; Director Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory at Mount Sinai


June 15, 2020

Soumya Swaminathan, MD; Chief Medical Scientist, World Health Organization


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This series was created with the generous philanthropic support of the Bristol Meyers Squibb Foundation