Webinar: An Update on COVID-19 and Children
Join a panel of pediatric specialists from Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital for an informational conversation for pediatricians and families on the latest on COVID-19 and its still-evolving impacts on children’s health. Our experts will discuss current topics related to kids and coronavirus, including:
• Upcoming availability of vaccines for children under 5
• Vaccination for kids of all ages
• Long-term health effects of COVID-19 on young patients
• Masks for kids
• Omicron and other variants
• Guidance for returning to play after exposure or infection
• Mental health impacts of the pandemic
Our team at one of the New York metro area’s leading children’s hospitals includes national leaders in all aspects of pediatrics with extensive expertise in infectious diseases and COVID-19. Columbia University Irving Medical Center is one of 25 US centers being funded by the National Institutes of Health as part of the REsearching COVID to Enhance Recovery (RECOVER) initiative, a nationwide research coalition focused on the long-term effects of COVID-19.
The conversation will be moderated by award-winning CBS medical correspondent Dr. Max Gomez. Attendees will have a chance to submit questions to the panelists. Register for the webinar here.
- Erika Berman Rosenzweig, MD, Associate Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiology; Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Comprehensive Care Center; Director, CTEPH Program
- Joshua Milner, MD, Director, Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology; Chief of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology Services
- Edith Bracho-Sanchez, MD, Director of Pediatric Telemedicine; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
- Melissa Stockwell, MD, MPH, Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Health; Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Population and Family Health