Podcast | The Practice of Medicine | March 15, 2021

Ethical and Clinical Aspects of COVID-19: Where are We One Year Later?

In this podcast, Drs. Jason Wagner and Richard Holt join us again to  look back on the past year and discuss the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. They will discuss how clinical outpatient care has been affected and offer insight into how physicians have been coping. They will also share their thoughts regarding the medical profession’s response to the pandemic and ethical issues in patient care that may have arisen as a result of COVID-19. 

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Jason Wagner, MD, is a Pulmonary and Critical Care physician by training. He obtained his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco and then went on to complete his internal medicine residency and pulmonary and critical care fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a former Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania where he was an associate program director for residency and fellowship. Having recently relocated to San Antonio, he is now a member of Texas IPS – providing pulmonary and critical care consultation to the greater San Antonio area.

Richard Holt, MD, MSE, MPH, MABE, DBioethics, is professor emeritus and clinical professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. His areas of clinical practice and research include tissue reconstruction, upper respiratory diseases, trauma and disaster management, and bioengineering. He holds advanced degrees in public health, engineering, health policy, and bioethics.

References and Resources

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — Coronavirus interim guidance for physicians
  2. New England Journal of Medicine Journal Watch. Coronavirus (COVID-19). https://www.jwatch.org/covid-19.
  3. The Lancet. COVID-19 Resource Centre. https://www.thelancet.com/coronavirus?dgcid=kr_pop-up_tlcoronavirus20
  4. Ethical Issues in Public Health and Physician Responsibilities in Disease Outbreaks, Epidemics, and Pandemics. Released February 28, 2020.
    https://sma.org/podcasts/ethical-issues-in-public-health-and-physician-responsibilities-in-disease-outbreaks-epidemics-and-pandemics/
  5. Providing Critical Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Released May 18, 2020.
    https://sma.org/podcasts/providing-critical-care-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/