Podcast | Southern Medicine | July 24, 2020

George Floyd Autopsy Findings, CMS Autopsy Guidelines, and COVID-19

In our newest podcast, we are joined with Pathologists Dr. Bennet Omalu and Dr. Deepak Mohan. We will go through an in depth, scientific analysis of the George Floyd autopsy findings and what the current autopsy guidelines are under CMS and how COVID-19 has changed the world of pathology. This podcast will be moderated by Fred Newmark and Andy Mohan.

Bennet Omalu is a Nigerian born physician who holds eight degrees and certifications in the medical sciences and business management. He attended medical school and holds a Doctor of Medicine [MB,BS] degree from the University of Nigeria, Enugu from where he graduated in 1990. He holds a Masters in Business Administration degree from the Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He also holds a Masters in Public Health degree in Epidemiology from the Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Omalu holds four board-certifications from the American Board of Pathology in four subspecialties of medicine including forensic pathology, neuropathology, clinical pathology and anatomic pathology. He is also holds a board certification in medical management from the American Association of Physician Leadership and is a Certified Physician Executive.
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Deepak Mohan, MD
Deepak Mohan, MD, is the Medical Director of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine & Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at San Joaquin General Hospital. The College of American Pathologists has selected Dr Mohan as their spokesperson, advocate and as a House of Delegates California state representative. Dr Mohan is a certified CAP Inspector and serves as team leader for numerous laboratory inspections. Board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology, he received his medical degree from the prestigious Madras (MGR) Medical University and performed visiting clerkships at Harvard University and University of California, Los Angeles hospitals. Dr. Mohan completed his anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; followed by surgical pathology fellowship training at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles. Dr. Mohan has served on the medical staff of Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles and Little Company of Mary, Torrance & San Pedro.

Fred Newmark
Fred Newmark has seventeen years of experience in healthcare consulting, recruiting, medical staff planning and development.  His diverse background includes recruiting oversight of 24 hospitals within a large healthcare system, Vice-President of Recruitment for a national Emergency Medicine/Hospitalist Medicine company and Operations Manager for a large national recruiting agency.  Fred also created a Residency Outreach Education program to assist Residents with their post training job search process.  Talks included CV preparation, effective interviewing techniques, how to select and work with recruiters, understanding compensation models, leveraging value and contract negotiation.  Fred now consults as co-founder and Managing Partner of  Newmark Healthcare Services, working with physicians, hospitals and group practices.  He also has a video series called Behind the Curtain of Healthcare that can be found on YouTube.

Andy Mohan, MD, MBA, MSc
Dr. Anand “Andy” Mohan has been working as a physician informaticist for the past 7 years in over 40 + implementations with major hospital systems including Cedars Sinai, PeaceHealth, Inova, UCLA, Johns Hopkins, Massachusetts General, Cleveland Clinic, Mayo Clinic amongst other notable healthcare systems.  Dr. Mohan has worked on the inpatient and ambulatory side with all specialties throughout the lifecycle of an implementation. His focus is on clinical workflow optimization, utilizing EHR systems efficiently, and provider adoption. He has been involved in population health initiative technology implementations.  Additionally, he has also led EHR clinical build teams to ensure quality and clinical integrity. He is also one of the Chairs of the Digital Health and Innovation Committee.
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