Crisis Standards of Care During COVID-19

Larry Gostin John Hick Rebekah Gee Jeffrey Kahn

Presenters' Slides (PDF): John Hick, Rebekah Gee

Webinar transcript (PDF)



The fourth COVID-19 Conversations webinar gave an overview of crisis standards of care during a pandemic, challenges for adapting such standards to rapidly evolving clinical care guidelines, practical considerations for state health departments and hospital systems, and ethical considerations to be aware of while enacting crisis standards of care.

Our expert panel:

  • Lawrence (Larry) O Gostin, JD — Director, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University
  • John L. Hick, MD — Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota; Faculty Emergency Physician, Hennepin Healthcare
  • Rebekah E. Gee, MD — CEO, LSU Health Care Services Division
  • Jeffrey Kahn, PhD, MPH, Adreas C. Dracopoulos Director and Robert Henry Levi and Ryda Hecht Levi Professor of Bioethics and Public Policy, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

Webinar #3: Emerging Evidence on Spread and Treatment

Webinar #2: The Science of Social Distancing, Part 2

Webinar #1: The Science of Social Distancing, Part 1