Online ECHO Clinic | April 23, 2020

Presentation Title: COVID-19 Clinical Readiness and Patient Care

RADM Michael Toedt, Chief Medical Officer for the Indian Health Service, provides a brief situation report. Then, Dr. Jonathan Iralu, Indian Health Service Chief Clinical Consultant for Infectious Diseases, shares a clinical update. Finally, Dr. Jennie Wei, an Internal Medicine Physician at Gallup Indian Medical Center, speaks on the topic of providing healthcare to persons experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Presenter Bios

RADM Michael Toedt, MD, FAAFP, is the Chief Medical Officer for the Indian Health Service.

Jonathan Iralu, MD, FACP, is the Indian Health Service Chief Clinical Consultant for Infectious Diseases. He has a special interest in HIV, tuberculosis and sexually transmitted disease care in rural communities. His research has focused on undifferentiated febrile illness in the American Southwest and on rural HIV care delivery. Dr. Iralu has worked at the Gallup Indian Medical Center since 1994 and is an instructor at Harvard Medical School and Senior Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Division of Global Health Equity in Boston, Massachusetts.

Jennie Wei, MD, MPH, has been working as an Internal Medicine Physician at Gallup Indian Medical Center since 2012, spending half of her clinical time as a hospitalist and half as a primary care physician. She also founded the Gallup IHS Transgender Clinic in 2013, which provides primary care, hormone therapy and peer support for transgender patients. She received her undergraduate, medical degree and master of public health at Harvard and completed Internal Medicine residency and Chief Residency at the University of California, San Francisco, where she is an Assistant Clinical Professor. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine.

Presentation Slides

COVID-19 Clinical Update

Caring for Persons Experiencing Homelessness During the COVID-19 Pandemic