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COVID-19: Voices from the Community

Recognizing the importance of staying connected with the community, our CHEST frontline clinicians share their experiences and plans for the future as they navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Recent Additions:

  • In the documentary "Critical: Coronavirus in Intensive Care,” Tamas Szakmany, MD, PhD, and his colleagues share their experiences at one of the United Kingdom’s COVID-19 hotspots in Newport, Wales.
  • Gretchen R. Winter, MD, highlights the importance of evidence-based medicine, social distancing, and community support among colleagues during the pandemic.
  • Salman Ali, MBBS, describes his experience caring for COVID-19 patients at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan.


Critical: Coronavirus in Intensive Care

A new documentary features the experiences of ICU staff on the COVID-19 front lines at Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport, Wales. The area was one of the United Kingdom’s coronavirus hotspots, with more cases per capita than anywhere outside London. Filmed by CHEST member Tamas Szakmany, MD, PhD, and his colleagues on mobile phones and small cameras, the film provides first-person perspectives on the challenges and successes faced during the first month of the coronavirus crisis.

Gretchen R. Winter, MD

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

"Check in with your friends. Check in with your co-workers, and check in with anyone around you—because we all need help right now."

Salman Ali, MBBS

Liaquat National Hospital
Karachi, Pakistan

"As the lockdown and restrictions eased up, the influx of patients has increased significantly."

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