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.
- 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.