Pandemic Burnout: Health Care Workers and Beyond

On Friday, February 12, 2021, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) hosted a discussion on the mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and solutions to expanding and encouraging access to mental health care.

PHR board member Gail Saltz, MD, a clinical associate professor of psychiatry at the New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill-Cornell School of Medicine and a psychoanalyst with the New York Psychoanalytic Institute, moderated the discussion.

Featured panelists:

  • Felton Earls, MD is emeritus professor of human behavior and development at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and emeritus professor of social medicine at Harvard Medical School.
  • Jessica Gold, MD, MS is assistant professor and director of wellness, engagement, and outreach at the department of psychiatry at the Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis.
  • Matthew Howard, DNP, RN, CEN TCRN, CPEN, CPN is director of scholarship and leadership resources at Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, part-time staff nurse in the emergency department at Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis, and nursing faculty in the graduate and doctoral programs at Northern Kentucky University.

See all events in PHR’s COVID-19 Webinar Series.

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