The COVID-19 pandemic sparks memories of the Chernobyl disaster for a Permanente physician, and reminds her about the significance of medicine to society.
The unprecedented impact of COVID-19 has been felt across the medical community, increasing concerns over PTSD and moral injury rising among physicians and care teams.
Imelda Dacones, MD, president and CEO of Northwest Permanente, focuses on health disparities and the role of physicians and all of health care to curb injustice.
The 55-Word Stories campaign is an initiative that provides Permanente physicians with a creative outlet to share how COVID-19 has impacted their practice and/or personal life.
Dennis Truong, MD, assistant medical director of Telemedicine at the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, shares moments of inspiration during the challenging days of coronavirus.