McGill Alumni Webinar: COVID-19: Thinking beyond the immediate crisis

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 15:00to16:00

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken countless lives and shaken our communities to their core. What long-term impacts and consequences will the crisis have on our health care systems? How can health care leaders navigate this new reality while restructuring the delivery of care in an abruptly transformed health environment? Given that this pandemic is the seventh international health crisis in only 20 years, what lessons can we learn, and how can we bolster our health care systems so that they are more resilient to a future crisis?

Join three prominent McGillians and authorities on global health - Dr. Joanne Liu, Dr. Madhukar Pai and Dr. Don Sheppard - as they offer their unique perspectives on the crisis and hypothesize on what happens next. This webinar will be moderated by Anudari Zorigtbaatar, a McGill medical student.


Space is limited. The link to view the webinar will be sent after registration.

About the speakers:

  • Dr. Joanne Liu, MDCM'91, IMHL'14, is an Associate Professor of Medicine at l'Université de Montréal, a Professor of Clinical Medicine at McGill, and former International President of Médecins Sans Frontières.
  • Dr. Madhukar Pai is a Canada Research Chair in Epidemiology & Global Health at McGill. He is the Director of McGill Global Health Programs, and Director of the McGill International TB Centre.
  • Dr. Don Sheppard is Director of the McGill Interdisciplinary Initiative in Infection and Immunity. He is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at McGill, leads the Medical Mycology laboratory, and practices clinical infectious diseases at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). 

About the moderator: 

Anudari Zorigtbaatar is a medical student at McGill, who has worked with the Centre for Global Surgery at the MUHC for the past three years on a collaboration with her home country of Mongolia to improve trauma care delivery. She is currently a Research Associate in the Global Surgery and Social Change program at Harvard Medical School.


Submit your questions in advance of the webinar by emailing event.registration [at] mcgill.ca.

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