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Project Echo Events Archive

Thank you for visiting our past event site. You’ll see our “special Event” Archives below.

Each regular program keeps its own archives. You can access those by emailing NEOMEDECHO@neomed.edu, or by checking the program’s web pages.

COVID-19: Updates on Vaccines, Research and Resistance to Vaccination

Wednesday morning, February 17, 2021 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. EST

PowerPoint Presentation

Video Presentation

Scheduled early in the morning to accommodate busy schedules, Dr. Angelo DeLucia and Dr. Thomas File, Jr. will share updates on COVID-19 vaccines, research, safety data and the experience with vaccine usage nationally and internationally. Discussion will include Dr. Randon Welton’s investigation of psychological factors involved with the resistance of some in the population to receiving the vaccine.

FACILITATOR – Nichole Ammon, M.S.Ed., LPCC-S, Department of Psychiatry-Northeast Ohio Medical University
PANEL
Angelo DeLucia, Ph.D., Virologist – Northeast Ohio Medical University
Thomas File, Jr., M.D., Infectious Disease – Summa Health
Randon Welton, M.D., Chair of Psychiatry – Northeast Ohio Medical University

Coping With COVID: Building Resiliency for 2021Presented on: December 2, 2020, 12:00-1:30 PM EST online

Video Presentation

Summary

COVID-19 has changed life for all of us – especially for medical community. This session takes a look at post-traumatic growth and building personal and professional resiliency for the year ahead. Join us for learning, conversation and an optimistic look at the coming new year.

PANEL

  • Stephanie Orwick – Assistant Director, Health Affairs, Northeast Ohio Medical University
  • Joseph Zarconi, MD – NEOMED Medical Director in Response to COVID-19, Northeast Ohio Medical University

COVID: WHAT WE KNOW NOW

Presented on: October 7, 2020, 12:00-1:00 PM EST online
Video Presentation
Slides

Summary:
Infectious disease physician Thomas File and virologist Angelo Delucia share COVID-19 updates with the medical community separating fact from fiction nearly a year after the outbreak. Topics for discussion will include concern for long term effects, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and the unknowns.

FACILITATOR – Nichole Ammon, M.S.Ed., LPCC-S, Department of Psychiatry-Northeast Ohio Medical University
PANEL
Dr. Angelo Delucia, Ph.D., Virologist – Northeast Ohio Medical University
Thomas File, Jr., M.D., Infectious Disease – Summa Health

COPING WITH COVID DURING AND AFTER: HEALTH IMPACTS ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Presented on: June 10, 2020, 12:00-1:30 PM EST online
Video presentation
Jewell ECHO Presentation 6-10-2020*
Cooper White slides June 10*

This Project ECHO session will address the mental health impact of the pandemic on children & families., both now during the stay-at-home quarantine phase and later as people start to emerge, with a focus on “the next pandemic” of mental illness that will follow the COVID-19 pandemic.” Presented in partnership with Akron Children’s Hospital.

FACILITATOR – Nichole Ammon, M.S.Ed., LPCC-S, Department of Psychiatry-Northeast Ohio Medical University
PANEL
Steven W. Jewell, MD, DLFAPA, Lois C. Orr Endowed Chair, Division of Pediatric Psychiatry and Psychology – Akron Children’s Hospital
Stephanie B. Orwick, M.Ed., LPCC-S, Assistant Director, Center for Student Wellness & Counseling Services – Northeast Ohio Medical University
Patricia Goetz, MD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
P. Cooper White, MD, FAPA, Pediatrician – Akron Children’s Hospital
Sara Dugan, Pharm.D., BCPS,  Mental Health Pharmacist – Northeast Ohio Medical University

COPING WITH COVID DURING AND AFTER: POST TRAUMATIC GROWTH

Presented on: May 27, 2020, 12:00-1:30PM EST online
Video presentation
Link to PowerPoint*

This telementoring session will help medical professionals understand how personal growth can be experienced as a result of a crisis or traumatic event.  The session will focus on positioning the theory of post traumatic growth as a compliment to post traumatic stress and how to use the traumatic event as a catalyst for positive change.  Participants will learn post traumatic growths role in resilience how to use a traumatic event as a catalyst for positive change.

FACILITATOR – Nichole Ammon, M.S.Ed., LPCC-S, Department of Psychiatry-Northeast Ohio Medical University
PANEL
Jennifer Dougall, Ph.D., Professional Clinical Counselor – Northeast Ohio Medical University
Sara Dugan, Pharm.D., BCPS,  Mental Health Pharmacist – Northeast Ohio Medical University
David Sharp, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Health Sciences – Kent State University
Douglas Smith, M.D., Psychiatrist and Interim Chair – Northeast Ohio Medical University
Joseph Zarconi, MD., Nephrologist and Medical Director of COVID-19 at NEOMED – Northeast Ohio Medical University

COPING WITH COVID DURING AND AFTER: THE PANDEMIC OF LONELINESS

Presented on: May 13, 2020, 12:00-1:30 PM EST online
Video Presentation

This ECHO session for medical professionals will discuss the very real and diagnosable topic of loneliness as we navigate COVID. Guest speaker, David Sharp, PhD, will review the social origins of loneliness, the impact of isolation and loneliness on physical and mental health, and considerations for the health care provider post pandemic.

FACILITATOR – Nichole Ammon, M.S.Ed., LPCC-S, Department of Psychiatry-Northeast Ohio Medical University
PANEL
Jennifer Dougall, Ph.D., Professional Clinical Counselor – Northeast Ohio Medical University
Sara Dugan, Pharm.D., BCPS,  Mental Health Pharmacist – Northeast Ohio Medical University
David Sharp, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Health Sciences – Kent State University
Douglas Smith, M.D., Psychiatrist and Interim Chair – Northeast Ohio Medical University
Russell Spieth, Ph.D., Managing Director of Mental Health and Campus Safety – Northeast Ohio Medical University
Joseph Zarconi, MD., Nephrologist and Medical Director of COVID-19 at NEOMED – Northeast Ohio Medical University

COPING WITH COVID DURING AND AFTER: IS SOCIAL DISTANCING GOOD FOR YOU? …MAYBE

Presented on: April 29, 2020, 12:00-1:30 PM EST online
Video Presentation
A telementoring session for health and social care professionals focused on the importance and potential pitfalls of social isolation/physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Discussion will include how to stay wholly healthy while in social isolation.

FACILITATOR – Nichole Ammon, M.S.Ed., LPCC-S, Department of Psychiatry-Northeast Ohio Medical University

PANEL –
Jennifer Dougall, Ph.D., Professional Clincal Counselor – Northeast Ohio Medical University
Sara Dugan, Pharm.D., BCPS,  Mental Health Pharmacist – Northeast Ohio Medical University
David Sharp, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Health Sciences – Kent State University
Douglas Smith, M.D., Psychiatrist and Interim Chair – Northeast Ohio Medical University
Joseph Zarconi, MD., Nephrologist and Medical Director of COVID-19 at NEOMED – Northeast Ohio Medical University

Covid-19: Considerations in Dementia Care and Support
Presented on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 12:30-2:00 PM EST online
Link to the Recorded Session
Link to PowerPoint*

Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and the Geriatric Resources Ohio Workgroup (GROW) present this topic in response to the special challenges of dementia care during a pandemic. Experts from the Ohio Council for Cognitive Health will share information and discuss strategies to improve overall care.

COVID-19: MASK OR NO MASK

Presented on: April 10, 2020, Noon to 1:00 PM EST online

Link to Recorded Session
(No PowerPoint)

A medical community session on the “mask/no mask” discussion. The panel of experts will be on hand to discuss the science and the psychology of asymptomatic patients and the general public wearing masks or not.

FACILITATOR – Nichole Ammon, M.S.Ed., LPCC-S, Department of Psychiatry-Northeast Ohio Medical University

PANEL
Dr. Angelo Delucia, Virologist – Northeast Ohio Medical University
Thomas File, M.D., Infectious Disease – Summa Health
Douglas Smith, M.D., Psychiatrist and Interim Chair – Northeast Ohio Medical University
Joseph Zarconi, M.D., Nephrologist and Medical Director of COVID-19 at NEOMED – Northeast Ohio Medical University


Coping for Health Care Workers During COVID-19

Presented on: April 1, 2020, 12:00-1:30 PM EST online
Link to Recorded Session
Link to the PowerPoint*

A medical community information session on managing the anxiety, stress, and mental health issues of your patients and yourself during the COVID-19 pandemic. The panel of experts will be on hand to discuss how to handle heightened fears, confusion and stigma of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Facilitator – Nichole Ammon, M.S.Ed., LPCC-S, Department of Psychiatry-Northeast Ohio Medical University

Panel – Jennifer Dougall, Ph.D., Psychologist – Northeast Ohio Medical University
Sara Dugan, Pharm.D., BCPS,  Mental Health Pharmacist – Northeast Ohio Medical University
Douglas Smith, M.D., Psychiatrist and Interim Chair – Northeast Ohio Medical University


COVID-19: WHAT MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS NEED TO KNOW

Presented on: March 27, 2020, 12:00-1:30 PM EST online
Link to Recorded Session
Link to Presentation*

Summary: A bi-directional telementoring session for medical professionals interested in learning more about COVID-19. This forum will help you build expertise and enhance care by sharing evidence-based clinical guidance to diagnose, treat and prevent the spread of the virus. This is a public service offered by NEOMED and its clinical affiliates.

FACILITATOR – Nichole Ammon, M.S.Ed., LPCC-S, Department of Psychiatry-Northeast Ohio Medical University

PANEL
John Bower, MD, Pediatric Infectious Disease physician – Akron Children’s Hospital
Dr. Angelo Delucia, Virologist – Northeast Ohio Medical University
Jennifer Dougall, PhD, Professional Clinical Counselor – Northeast Ohio Medical University
Thomas File, MD, Infectious Disease physician – Summa Health
Joan Hall, MPH, MSES, Epidemiologist – Summit County Department of Public Health
Donald Levandowski and Jessica Wang – Former Wuhan Residents
Bhavin Mistry, Pharm.D., BCIDP, BCPS, Infectious Disease pharmacotherapy Specialist – Cleveland Clinic Akron General Medical Center
Matt Wayne, MD, Geriatrician – CommuniCare

 

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Email: emurphy1@neomed.edu

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