July 24, 2020
Update from Dr. Robert Falcone with Dr. Andrew Thomas
This week Dr. Robert Falcone chatted with Dr. Andrew Thomas, the Chief Clinical Officer of the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

They spoke about where Ohio stands with COVID-19 cases, why this wave is different than the first, what treatments seem to be helping, and why wearing a mask really does help slow the spread.
Listen, Learn, Lead: Join OSU Resident Physicians in Combating Racism
"As physicians, we must come together and use the fire to ignite the torch of our mission, our Oath to do no harm and serve all people from all walks of life."

Read this inspiring blog from Antoinette J. Pusateri, MD & Roberta Gomez, MD, on how the OSU GME IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Advocacy) Council plans to address racial disparities in healthcare for patients and enhance diversity, inclusion, and retention in OSU GME.
Telehealth: Making Reimbursement & Regulatory Changes Permanent
OSMA is working at the state and federal level to make many of the changes made to telehealth reimbursement and regulations during the coronavirus pandemic permanent.

You can help support that effort by completing the linked survey developed by the AMA.
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