This Thursday’s UCSF Grand Rounds focused on the “firehose of new data related to Omicron,” with a presentation on what we know about the variant followed by a discussion on “what we should be doing in response to this new and rapidly evolving threat,” UCSF Chair of Medicine Dr. Bob Wachter said.
Dr. Eric Topol sits down with UCSF Department of Medicine Chair Dr. Bob Wachter to discuss the current Omicron surge in the United States, and challenges the idea that everyone will get covid, instead calling for better masks, testing practices and more vaccine efforts.
UCSF Chair of Medicine Dr. Bob Wachter welcomed Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones, physician and 2021-2022 UCSF presidential chair, on Grand Rounds Thursday to spark an ongoing conversation about the impacts of racism with a presentation on “confronting racism denial, naming racism and moving to action.”
Navigating what is safe or not safe as covid-19 becomes endemic is a hard line to toe. Dr. Bob Wachter spoke with three experts about mandates, vaccines among children, and other long-term questions in this month’s UCSF Covid Grand Rounds.
Dr. Bob Wachter hosted a conversation with Dr. Ashish Jha, the White House COVID-19 response coordinator, and a panel of UCSF Grand Rounds veterans to discuss the current surge of Omicron sub-variants, questions regarding masks and vaccines, and what the future holds for Americans as the pandemic drags on.
Dr. Bob Wachter speaks to two experts about two new antiviral medications as well as the panic around the new Omicron variant.
Dr. Bob Wachter held Grand Rounds today with Dr. Caitlin Rivers, the founding associate director at the Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics, and Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, co-director of the Health Transformation Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. Planning and health policy were front and center.
As Omicron continues to retreat, UCSF Chair of the Department of Medicine Dr. Bob Wachter conducted a rapid-fire questions session with Dr. George Rutherford, Dr. Peter Chin-Hong and Dr. Sarah Doernberg on how to navigate the “new landscape.”
UCSF Chair of the Department of Medicine Dr. Bob Wachter brings back three UCSF experts on Grand Rounds to discuss the pandemic’s fourth surge, the Delta variant, boosters and more.
Dr. Bob Wachter conversed with Dr. Ashish Jha on Thursday’s Grand Rounds, tackling boosters, mandates, the Biden administration and more.
Dr. Bob Wachter sits down with two experts to discuss vaccines, the current state of the pandemic and the “darkish clouds on the horizon” in Grand Rounds.
Medical experts on Thursday’s Grand Rounds delved into the risks posed by the Johnson & Johnson vaccine that the United States stopped distributing last week after reports of rare and dangerous blood clots in six recipients.
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In this special edition of Grand Rounds, Dr. Bob Wachter speaks with Dr. Shane Crotty and Dr. Carlos Del Rio about the current outbreak and the delta variant, as well as vaccine efficacy, durability and boosters.
Dr. Bob Wachter asks leading experts two big questions for UCSF’s Grand Rounds: is the delta variant as bad as it gets, and what is the role of rapid testing in determining the future of the pandemic?