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Virtual Event - Covid-19: Threats, Challenges and Opportunities in the Second Year

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Thu, December 17, 2020
06:30PM - 08:30PM
Zoom meeting, Mill Valley CA 94941
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This is a free Zoom event
Mr. Michael Iker, '72

Please join us on December 17th @ 6:30pm to hear Dr. Robert Wachter, Chair of the Department of Medicine at UCSF, discuss the Covid-19 pandemic and answer your questions. Dr. Wachter is a Stanford fellowship graduate and a frequent guest on every Bay Area (and many national) media outlets.

As we all know, the pandemic continues to ravage America. How do we make sense of conflicting perspectives on the safety and distribution of forthcoming vaccines? What can we reasonably hope for as we plan for the future? And what should we do in the current moment to protect ourselves, our loved ones and our fellow Americans? Dr. Wachter will answer these questions and more.

From 6:30-7pm, we will host small chat rooms for our members to get to know another or catch up with old friends, as well as discuss how Covid-19 is affecting our lives.

From 7-8:30pm, Dr. Wachter will discuss Covid-19 pandemic and answer your questions.

Robert M. Wachter, MD is Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), ranked as one of the best in the U.S. He is author of 300 articles and 6 books. He coined the term “hospitalist” in 1996, the fastest growing medical specialty in the U.S. history. He is past president of the Society of Hospital Medicine and past chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Wachter has received several honors for his work. In 2004, he received the John M. Eisenberg Award, the nation’s top honor in patient safety. Thirteen times, Modern Healthcare magazine has ranked him as one of the 50 most influential physician-executives in the U.S.; he was #1 on the list in 2015. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine.

In 2020, his tweets on Covid-19 were viewed over 100 million times by more than 150,000 followers and served as a trusted source of information on the clinical, public health, and policy issues surrounding the pandemic.


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Virtual Event - Covid-19: Threats, Challenges and Opportunities in the Second Year
Thursday, December 17, 2020 @ 6:30 PM

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