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Welcome Back to the Island 2022-2023

Speakers: Mark Driscoll/Dr. Raymond A. James, D.O./Cheryl Schum Hopkins/Dr. Bret Kueber, M.D./Dr. Emily Haly, M.D./Cannon Wenzel | Recorded on November 16, 2021

Clinic CEO Mark Driscoll and Clinic Medical Director Raymond A. James, D.O, covered what to expect as our seasonal residents consider their return to an Island that’s more than a bit different than past years. Topics covered include an update on Hurricane Ian impacts, flu and booster vaccinations, new staff members, upcoming events, and Foundation update.

Why We Need to Talk about Non-Communicable Diseases

Speaker: Salim S. Virani, MD, Ph.D | Recorded on April 12, 2021

Video Player showing PowerPoint slide: Why is Everyone Talking about Non-Communicable Diseases? The Biggest Killer but Definitely Preventable

Salim S. Virani, MD, Ph.D., is a tenured Professor in the Sections of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Research at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He is also an investigator in the Health Policy, Quality, and Informatics Program at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Innovation in Houston, TX.

Shielding Stress in the Age of COVID-19

Speaker: Alexander P. Miano, MD | Recorded on March 4, 2021

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All of us are facing challenges of some kind as we manage life in the high-risk world of the COVD-19 pandemic. Identifying pandemic induced stressors and their effect on our daily life and finding ways to safely and effectively cope will be addressed during this free webinar.

Back to Boca (4 Part Series)

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Focused on giving you facts and answers to help you guide your safe return to the Island.

Webinar 1 of 4

Video Preview of 1st webinar; with Paul Auwaerter, MD, MBA

The series kicked off on Wednesday, September 23rd where Boca Grande residents had an opportunity to join Healthnetwork Foundation and speaker Dr. Paul Auwaerter, MBA, MD, Clinical Director at the Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Auwaerter provided the latest knowledge on the transmission of COVID-19, the course of the illness, and updates on testing, as well as addressed travel considerations.

Webinar 2 of 4

The Long Road to Recovery: Dealing with the Lingering Health Effects of COVID-19

Video Preview of 2nd webinar; with Laurie Jacobs; title: The Long Road to Recovery: Dealing with the Lingering Health Effects of COVID-19

On October 6th Boca Grande residents were able to join Laurie Jacobs, MD, Chair, Department of Medicine Hackensack Meridian Health as she spoke on the lingering health effects of COVID-19. Through their experience in caring for these patients, Hackensack Meridian Health has developed NJ’s first and only COVID-19 Recovery Center to provide a comprehensive post-COVID evaluation, along with support and treatment.

Webinar 3 of 4

Video Preview of 2nd webinar; with Allan Feingold, MD; title: Data Deep Dive

Dr. Allan Feingold and his team at Baptist Health South Florida have been actively tracking and reporting on COVID-19 data daily for several months now. For this session in this Back to Boca series, we’ll do a deep-dive into the data to explore COVID-19 case trends across the US, specifically in Florida, and more closely in our area. Dr. Feingold will also discuss the impact of mask wearing and social distancing, as well as guidelines around quarantines.

Webinar 4 of 4

Video Preview of 2nd webinar; with Paul Auwaerter, MD, MBA

In the fourth and final webinar in our series Dr. Paul Auwaerter, Clinical Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins, is back to answer your questions about COVID-19. After a brief update on the virus, Dr. Auwaerter dedicates most of the session to answering questions submitted in advance (upon registration) and live during the webinar. Dr. Lauren Hana, Medical Director of the Boca Grande Health Clinic, addressed questions specific to plans and recommendations for Boca Grande.