Speaker / Facilitator
Joseph Poterucha, D.O.
Intensive Care (Critical Care), Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine (Children)
Lisa Howell, Ph.D.
Behavioral Health, Psychiatry & Psychology
Next Class: 11/10/2020
Fall Community Forum
COVID-19: Strategies for Resilience in Uncertain Times
This program will feature several experts Mayo Clinic experts who will discuss pandemic-related behavioral and emotional challenges, in addition to resilience strategies for individuals, including children and families:
- "COVID-19, What We Know Now"
Presented by Stacey Rizza, M.D., Mayo Clinic infectious disease consultant and principal investigator in clinical trials to advance medical treatment of SARS-CoV-2 — the virus that causes COVID-19.
Dr. Rizza will discuss current trends related to virus progression, research outlook for a vaccine and treatments, and forecast the coming months.
- "Pandemic Pandemonium! Trust Me, You've Got This"
Presented by Joseph Poterucha, D.O., chair, Mayo Clinic Health System Pediatrics, and assistant professor of Medicine and Pediatrics in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.
Dr. Poterucha will discuss the impact COVID-19-related stress and anxiety has on children, parents and families and the importance of resiliency skills to better deal with the pandemic.
- "Coping with Covid-19 by Revitalizing Your Resilience"
Lisa Howell, Ph.D., clinical psychologist, Mayo Clinic Health System, with special interest in the psychosocial impact of chronic health conditions, including but not limited to, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and cancer.
Dr. Howell will talk about resilience and coping, the importance of finding meaning and hope, and how to encourage others during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing additional information.