What’s Next: COVID-19, Science, and the Public Health

Virtual Format (Online)
Wednesday evenings, October 21 - December 9
7:00 - 8:30 pm PT

Course Co-Chairs

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Robert B. Baron, MD, MS
Director, UCSF Osher Mini Medical School
for the Public; Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean of CME
UCSF School of Medicine

Jeffrey Tabas, MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Director of Outcomes and Innovations
Office of CME
University of California, San Francisco


Course Description

UCSF has a long history of pioneering biomedical research and a bold vision for advancing health worldwide. Hailing from a wide spectrum of disciplines, UCSF scientists invite you inside their work to learn what is known about the current pandemic, what lays ahead, and the implications of lessons learned on future medical treatments. Direct from those who live and breathe it every day, find out WHAT’s NEXT in the science and care of COVID-19.

Lecture Schedule

No classes scheduled on November 4th and November 25th for this series.

PLEASE NOTE: Schedule or speakers may change on short notice

Date Title Speaker(s) Presentations Session Replay
October 21, 2020 AeroNabs: Inhalable PPE Against COVID-19 Aashish Manglik, MD, PhD
Michael Schoof, PhD Candidate
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October 28, 2020 COVID-19 Testing, Surveillance, and Diagnosis: Notes from a Disease Detective Charles Chiu, MD, PhD Download Slides  
November 11, 2020 COVID-19: The Science of How we got Here and Where we are Headed George Rutherford, MD Download Slides  
November 18, 2020 Is COVID-19 a Heart Disease? Todd McDevitt, PhD
Bruce Conklin, MD
December 2, 2020 Targeting COVID-19 Viral Enzymes in an evolving landscape of Publishing and Peer Review James Fraser, PhD Download Slides  
December 9, 2020 The SF Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic: What Cities Can and Should Do Tomas Aragon, MD, DrPH