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How 3 ER Docs Tackled the Pandemic Outside of the ER

Date: Monday, April 26

Time: 7:00 PM EST

Presented by: Kristy Shine, MD, PhD, Matt Fields, MD, and Morgan Hutchinson, MD

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how 3 academic ER docs pivoted their health design research to fight COVID in and outside of the emergency room.
  • Describe how 3D printing could be used to make COVID testing swabs for a national clinical trial to meet supply chain shortages.
  • Describe how 3D printing PAPR parts and plastic intubation shields helped keep ER staff safe with increased PPE.
  • Describe how a mobile education platform was deployed/reinvented for COVID swab testing in Philly’s areas of greatest need.
Drs. Shine, Fields and Hutchinson are a part of the Jefferson Health Design Lab, a multi-PI lab of emergency doctors/pharmacists/students aimed at solving challenges in healthcare inside and outside the walls of the hospital.

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