March 9 at 5 p.m.: How the Science Will Drive Recovery
March 16 at 5 p.m.: The Mandate for Equity
March 23 at 5 p.m.: Mapping a Post-Pandemic World

 

How the Science Will Drive Recovery

An unprecedented push to understand, treat, and vaccinate against COVID-19 has proven the wonders of modern technology – but can we go faster? What challenges could derail our recovery? What are our best hopes for fighting future viral threats?  A panel of leading scientists examine lessons from the first 365 days and how the scientific community can better tackle the next outbreak.

Panelists

  • Joe DeRisi, PhD
    Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, UCSF, and Co-President, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub

  • Jennifer Doudna, PhD
    Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, UC Berkeley, and 2020 Nobel Laureate

  • Joel Ernst, MD
    Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Experimental Medicine, UCSF

  • Annie Luetkemeyer, MD
    Professor of Infectious Diseases, UCSF

  • Aashish Manglik, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, UCSF

Moderated by Dan Lowenstein, MD, UCSF Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

The Mandate for Equity

Tuesday, March 16
5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

COVID-19 exposed many vulnerabilities in our society. Economic and racial inequities fueled the virus’ spread, ensuring that no one was safe from its threat.

A panel of public health officials, experts, and advocates will examine lessons from the first 365 days and how communities and nations can better address inequities to prevent the next crisis.

Panelists

  • Naveena Bobba, MD, MPH
    Deputy Director of Public Health, City and County of San Francisco

  • Nicholas Moss
    County Health Officer, Alameda County Health Care Services Agency

  • Jon Jacobo
    Health Committee Chair, SF Latino Task Force

  • Carina Marquez, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF, and Associate Director of Education in the Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

  • Kim Rhoads, MD, MPH
    Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, UCSF

Moderated by Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS, Chair of the UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Co-Founder of the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations

Mapping a Post-Pandemic World

Tuesday, March 23
5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

What does the future look like for offices, schools, and businesses? What happens to a generation emerging from feelings of grief, isolation, and anxiety? Will we be able – and do we want to – return to our pre-pandemic lives? 

A panel of health and policy experts will examine COVID-19's impact on our society in the first 365 days and look ahead to how we rebuild and prepare for the next pandemic.

Panelists

  • Stefano Bertozzi, MD, MPH
    Professor of Health Policy and Management and Dean Emeritus of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health

  • Eric Goosby, MD
    Professor of Medicine, UCSF, and UN Special Envoy on Tuberculosis

  • Margot Kushel, MD
    Professor of Internal Medicine and Director, UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations

  • Dayna Long, MD
    Co-Director of Center for Child and Community Health, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

  • George Rutherford, MD
    Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Director of the Prevention and Public Health Group, UCSF

Moderated by Bob Wachter, MD, Chair of the UCSF Department of Medicine