Tweetcap: AMA, Permanente Federation host chat on safely reopening country during COVID-19 pandemic

On Thursday, the American Medical Association (AMA) and The Permanente Federation co-hosted a tweet chat, “Clinical Perspectives on Safely Reopening America,” which generated an online conversation centered on a path for safely steering Americans through the COVID-19 pandemic and toward a return to normalcy.

Stephen Parodi, MD, executive vice president of the Federation, was a featured panelist for the tweet chat. He was joined by Patrice Harris, MD, president of the AMA, and Danielle Allen, Harvard University professor and director of Harvard’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics. Audience members were invited to join in the conversation using the hashtag #SuppressCOVID.

Dr. Parodi, who also serves as an associate executive director with The Permanente Medical Group in Northern California, shared key insights on battles presently being fought on the front lines and what lies ahead with combating COVID-19…

…Dr. Harris and Allen also offered their input on topics that have been top of mind for many Americans…

…the discussion sparked responses from other physicians in the audience, who lent their unique perspectives on COVID-19 response…

…it was an opportunity for many pressing questions to be asked and answered…

…and, at the end of the tweet chat, the moderators and speakers were grateful for the opportunity to shed light on a subject that is impacting everybody right now…

See the full string of the #SuppressCOVID conversation on Twitter here.