Grand Rounds - Dec. 17, 2021
"COVID-19 Update: Where Do We Go from Here?"

Speaker: Waleed Javaid, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA, Professor of Medicine, Hospital Epidemiologist Director, Infection Prevention and Control, Mount Sinai Downtown




  1. Discuss the public health recommendations for patients with high-risk exposures to SARS-CoV-2, both the vaccinated and the unvaccinated.
  2. Explain the healthcare risks of being infected with SARS-CoV-2 in the vaccinated and unvaccinated population.
  3. Elucidate the debate about boosters and their potential benefits and what is yet unknown about boosters.
  4. Discuss the variants and the impact on infection and vaccination efficacy.

Accreditation: St. Charles Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. St. Charles Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

The period to claim credit for this activity expires one year after its original publication. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Target Audience: Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Allied Health Professionals

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