20-Minute Health Talk
Gun violence and health care

Gun violence and health care

November 25, 2020

Gun violence skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Chethan Sathya, MD, director of Northwell’s Center for Gun Violence Prevention, discusses health care’s role in stemming the issue and Northwell's upcoming Gun Violence Prevention Forum, which will feature key speakers like Michael R. Bloomberg and Gabby Giffords.

COVID-19 and pregnant women of color

COVID-19 and pregnant women of color

November 11, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been particularly hard on communities of color, including pregnant women. Michael Nimaroff, MD, senior vice president and executive director, Ob-Gyn Services, discusses this impact and what health system's can do to assist.

The community of tomorrow…today

The community of tomorrow…today

October 28, 2020

A highly politicized pandemic, social injustices and a tumultuous election season defined 2020. Deb Salas-Lopez, MD, MPH, senior vice president of community and population Health, explains how the lessons learned can be used to address social determinants of health, revive poor communities and build a better tomorrow.

The future of work

The future of work

October 14, 2020

COVID-19 disrupted many aspects of our lives, including the workplace. Here’s what we’ve learned from the pandemic and how it will shape work moving forward. Featured speaker: Joseph Moscola, PA, senior vice president and chief people officer of Northwell Health.

Leading Through a Pandemic, Part II

Leading Through a Pandemic, Part II

September 29, 2020

Michael Dowling discusses the federal government's response to COVID-19, misinformation and a path forward in part II of this special interview with Northwell's president and CEO.

Leading Through a Pandemic, Part I

Leading Through a Pandemic, Part I

September 29, 2020

In part I of this special interview with Northwell's president and CEO, Michael Dowling discusses his new book and provides a riveting account of the health system’s COVID-19 experience.

Can telehealth replace primary care?

Can telehealth replace primary care?

September 16, 2020

Telehealth has been a boon for health care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Has it replaced primary care, or is it a significant tool in a physician’s belt? Zenobia Brown, MD, Northwell's vice president of population health, explores. 

How can health systems help schools get through the pandemic?

How can health systems help schools get through the pandemic?

September 2, 2020

Charles Schleien, MD, Northwell's senior vice president and chair of Pediatric Services, discusses opening schools — what hazards exist, what parents can do to prep children and how health systems can assist.

COVID-19 and the fall

COVID-19 and the fall

August 19, 2020

Mark Jarrett, MD, Northwell Health's deputy chief medical officer and chief quality officer, discusses the latest with COVID-19, the status in New York and across the US, what people can expect in the fall and how health care organizations can prepare.

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