NewYork-Presbyterian to host virtual symposium: ‘Lessons Learned from COVID-19’

AmNews Staff Reports | 9/17/2020, midnight
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and The Rogosin Institute will hold their annual symposium virtually this Thursday, Sept. 17 from 2-5 p.m., with ...
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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and The Rogosin Institute will hold their annual symposium virtually this Thursday, Sept. 17 from 2-5 p.m., with a focus on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. Attendees will hear from experts on the impact COVID-19 has had on physicians, nurses, kidney patients, and the patient experience.

David A. Wyman, interim president of The Rogosin Institute and president and CEO of Gracie Square Hospital, will host the symposium, moderated by Dr. Jeffrey Silberzweig, chief medical officer of The Rogosin Institute. Dr. Nicole Lurie, strategic advisor to the CEO at the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, will present the keynote presentation on the essentials of leadership during a public health crisis. Lillian A. Pryor, president, American Nephrology Nurses Association; Tod Ibrahim, executive vice president, American Society of Nephrology; and Richard Knight, president, American Association of Kidney Patients will provide additional remarks and participate in the audience Q&A alongside Dr. Lurie.

Presentations will include:

—“Essentials of Leadership During Time of Public Health Crisis” presented by Nicole Lurie, M.D., strategic advisor to the CEO, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, and former assistant secretary for Preparedness Response, United States Department of Health and Human Services (2009-2017)

—“Impact of COVID-19 on Nephrology Nurses” presented by Lillian A. Pryor, M.S.N., R.N., C.N.N., president, American Nephrology Nurses Association, and renal clinic nurse, Atlanta VA Medical Center

—“How the COVID-19 Pandemic Will Accelerate Needed Changes to Kidney Medicine” presented by Tod Ibrahim, executive vice president, American Society of Nephrology

—“Impact of COVID-19 on Kidney Patients” presented by Richard Knight, M.B.A., president, American Association of Kidney Patients

Registration for the symposium is free and required in order to receive the event’s Zoom link. For more information, please visit: www.rogosin.org/events/professional-educational-events/.

RSVP at https://bit.ly/3gSlafE.