Online ECHO Clinic | May 28, 2020
Presentation Title: IHS COVID-19 Clinical Readiness and Patient Care
In these two presentations, Dr. Jonathan Iralu, Chief Clinical Consultant for Infectious Diseases at Indian Health Services, provides a clinical update. Then, Dr. Elizabeth Mann, a Hospice and Palliative Care Specialist at Gallup Indian Medical Center, discusses the role of palliative care in the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, and highlights some of the palliative care needs of IHS patients.
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.
Elizabeth Mann, MD, is a Hospice and Palliative Care Specialist at Gallup Indian Medical Center.