Thrive Global: Preventing Household Conflict When You’re Stuck at Home Together

Dr. Bitton’s social distancing counsel from “Not a Snow Day” included in this article on Thrive Global.

Apr 9 2020
Nora Downey

Nora Downey is a Project Manager for the Serious Illness Care Program. In this role, she supports a portfolio of projects which aim to implement the Serious Illness Care Program in a variety of health systems.

Boston Globe: To Fight Coronavirus, America Needs Leaders Who are First Followers

Safe Surgery Fellow Jason Pradarelli, MD, and Brigham & Women’s Department of Surgery chair Gerard Doherty, MD, write about leadership qualities required to address COVID-19.

Apr 8 2020
NEWS - Perspectives
Harvard Law School Bill of Health: The Ethical Argument Against Allowing Birth Partners in All New York Hospitals

Neel Shah, MD, MPP and Louise King, MD, JD examine the challenge of determining whether birth partners should be allowed in labor and delivery rooms during COVID-19 through an ethics lens.

BMJ Wellbeing: Some advice on working in PPE

Mary Brindle talks about the struggles of working in PPE and the importance of communication when you can’t see colleagues’ faces on The BMJ Podcast.

Tackling the COVID-19 Human Resource Emergency

An outline of important principles that may help organizations guide the formulation of human resource contingency plans should a surge of critically ill patients occur in your specific institution.

Tackling the COVID-19 Human Resource Emergency

INTRODUCTION The most valuable resource in combating COVID-19 are our healthcare providers. Human resource plans are urgently needed to support healthcare systems facing the expected surge in critically ill patients with the potential simultaneous shortfall of healthcare providers due to illness. Contingency plans require stewardship of both material and human resources during this healthcare emergency.… Continue reading Tackling the COVID-19 Human Resource Emergency

Oprah Magazine: My Husband Refuses to Take Social Distancing as Seriously As I Do

Asaf Bitton, MD, MPH, speaks with Oprah Magazine about how to properly practice social distancing.

Apr 7 2020
NEWS - Perspectives
Harvard Business Review: Fighting Coronavirus with Big Data

Neel Shah and his wife, Julie Shah, discuss how data and computation are opportunities to combat coronavirus and may help get us back to normalcy.

Apr 6 2020