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Mar 16, 2021


This has been a hard year. What policies and changes do we need in order to be more resilient, and even to thrive? Join us today as we discuss how COVID-19 has impacted the health care work force and ideas on how to make it better.

Gerard Clancy, MD, Senior Associate Dean for External Affairs and Professor of Psychiatry, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Rebecca Porter, RN, PhD, Clinical Ethics Nurse, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Diane Rohlman, PhD, Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa

Financial Disclosures
Dr. Gerard Clancy, the guests and the members of the planning committee for Rounding@IOWA have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Educational Objectives - After listening to this podcast, learners should be able to:

  1. Recognize the COVID-19 factors leading to higher rates of distress among health care workers.
  2. Understand and identify moral distress and moral injury associated with this horrible pandemic.
  3. Identify barriers to health care workers seeking assistance for their distress.
  4. Become actively engaged in what we need to do now and going forward.

Date Recorded: 2/15/2021