The Touro University and College System


An online webinar, the 17th Symposium on Coronavirus (COVID-19) is sponsored by New York Medical College at the Touro College and University System. Continuing medical education credits are available upon request.

A presentation from the Center for Disaster Medicine at New York Medical College of the Touro College and University System.



by Edward C. Halperin, MD, MA
Chancellor and CEO, Professor of Radiation Oncology, Pediatrics and History, New York Medical College | Provost for Biomedical Affairs, Touro College and University System

First they said a cloth mask was fine, now they say wear an N95 mask. Some people say they wear a cloth mask with copper or silver fibers. What is the difference? Does it really matter?

by Robert Amler, MD, MBA
Dean, School of Health Sciences and Practice, Vice President for Government Affairs, New York Medical College | Former Regional Health Administrator, US Department of Health and Human Services | Former Medical Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

First they said if you are infected with COVID-19 you have to self-isolate for 10 days, now they say five days. What is the difference? Does it really matter?

by Marisa A Montecalvo, MD
Medical Director, Health Services, New York Medical College | Infectious disease specialist

What is the explanation for the persistent racial disparities in vaccination rates and what should we do about it?

by Mill Etienne, MD, MPH, FAAN, FAES
Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Associate Professor of Neurology and Medicine, School of Medicine House Advisory Dean, New York Medical College

How can a parent cope with educating school-aged children and navigate ever-changing school systems during the pandemic?

by Tami Hendriksz, DO, FACOP, FAAP
Dean and Academic Director, Professor of Pediatrics, Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine

What is the future of the commercial real estate market in today’s and post-pandemic world? How will major cities adapt to the potential loss of commercial real estate tax revenue?

by Daniel Shallit
Director of Global Store Development for New York, Long Island and New Jersey, Starbucks and Princi Italian Bakery Real Estate/Development | Co-Chair of the Real Estate Entrepreneurship Advisory Council, Touro College Graduate School of Business

Questions and answers :

Hosted by Alan Kadish, MD
Cardiologist | President, Touro College and University System | President, New York Medical College

Answers will be provided to questions submitted prior to the webinar. Questions can be submitted to [email protected]

Register in advance for the webinar

This meeting has been approved free of charge for 1.5 CME credits by the New York Medical College Office of Continuing Medical Education as a community service for our health care providers.

Accreditation statement:
New York Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Target audience:
Hospital doctors; community doctors; Nurses; pharmacists; Medical students; residents/fellows; Public health; other health care providers; and press.

Credit designation:
New York Medical College designates this live activity for up to 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement:
All faculty and activity planners participating in continuing medical education activities provided by New York Medical College must publicly disclose any material support or relationship(s) with commercial entities whose products are discussed in their presentation. and/or with any commercial support. of the activity. In addition, all professors are required to openly disclose any off-label, experimental, or investigational uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.

Commercial support:
There is no external funding for this activity.


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