CLE-COVID-19 and the Future of Public Health: Respecting Science, Protecting Liberty, and Restoring Trust

When

Friday, April 23, 2021 -
8:50am to 1:30pm

Where

Online Via Zoom

COVID-19 and the Future of Public Health:
Respecting Science, Protecting Liberty, and Restoring Trust

Friday, April 23, 2021
8:50 am – 1:30 pm
Via Zoom
Approved for 4 CLE credits

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Registration will close Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

 

8:50-9:00 am

Welcome

 

9:00-10:00 am

Vaccine approval including discussion of the proper use of emergency use authorization and other practices to speed approval and use

 

            Aaron Kesselheim, MD, JD, MPH, Harvard Medical School

 

10:00-11:00 am

Public health mandates—such as wearing masks, capacity limits for indoor activities, physical distancing, and being immunized, with consideration of vaccine hesitancy.

           

            Wendy Parmet, JD, Northeastern University School of Law

 

11:00-11:10 am

Break

 

11:10 am-12:10 pm

Allocation of scarce resources, including personal protective equipment, ventilators, and vaccines and the role of social justice considerations in making allocation decisions

 

            Harald Schmidt, PhD, MA, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

 

12:10-12:30 pm

Break

 

12:30-1:30 pm

Panel on implementation—how do we balance federal, state, and local authority, and how do we ensure political independence of public health authorities so they can base decisions on science rather than politics?

 

            Caleb Cage, State of Nevada COVID-19 Response Director
            Aaron Kesselheim, MD, JD, MPH, Harvard Medical School
            Wendy Parmet, JD, Northeastern University School of Law
            Harald Schmidt, PhD, MA, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine