Tweetcap: Saluting Permanente physicians, care teams on the front lines of COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic is presenting unique challenges for Permanente physicians, care teams, and the communities they serve — and these obstacles are being met with a heroic response.

Over the last several weeks, an outpouring of gratitude and support for those working tirelessly on the front lines to combat COVID-19 has filled social media.

Edward Ellison, MD, executive medical director and chairman at the Southern California Permanente Medical Group, and Richard Isaacs, MD, FACS, CEO and executive director of The Permanente Medical Group, shared their appreciation for the work being done to provide high-quality patient care in an ever-changing landscape…

…inspiring tributes to Permanente physicians and care teams have popped up in many places…

…and there’s plenty of gratitude to go around for critical staff, medical and non-medical, bringing their “A game” each day…

…the task at hand has taken a team effort that has brought colleagues closer together…

…and, despite the difficult times, Permanente physicians and care teams are still going out of their way to lift spirits…

…we salute the physicians, clinicians, nurses, and care staff helping to flatten the curve as we get through this together.

To learn more about how Permanente physicians are addressing the coronavirus pandemic, visit the COVID-19 section of our website.