Challenges Healthcare Providers Face Treating Patients with COVID-19

Dr. Stella Safo is an internist and primary care physician, based in New York City, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer for Premier Applied Sciences. In 2020, Modern Healthcare listed Safo as a “Top 25 Minority Leader to Watch”. She has served as lead for the Minority in Medicine special interest group for the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) and is an active member of the Health Equity Committee (HEC) at SGIM. We talk about the Covid- 19 Pandemic, some of the challenges that healthcare providers are facing in treating patients, the racial disparities in healthcare, the emotional and psychological impact on healthcare workers, how the decision is made to take someone off a ventilator and more!

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