COVID-19 Rapid Clinical Updates: Cardiovascular Complications & Staging, Progression, and Current Management of COVID

In this third in our COVID-19: Keeping Up with a Moving Target series, our experts will discuss the most recent updates on current therapies and their efficacy.  In this session, we will be examining the staging, progression, and current management of COVID. This session will also address Cardiovascular Complications of COVID-19. Our experts will also highlight patient cases and discuss audience questions to explore this topic.


Jose Mercado, MD
Ramesh Adhikari, MD FHM, SFHM


Ebrahim Barkoudah, MD, MPH FACP SFHM
Paul G. Auwaerter, MD, MBA, FIDSA
William Garneau, MD, MPH


This activity was made possible in part by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc.


Target Audience

This activity is designed for hospitalists and front line clinicians working working with COVID-19 patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Evaluate current guidance for treatment of COVID-19 patients requiring hospitalization
  • Review COVID-19 hospitalization trends in the US
  • Discuss findings from randomized clinical trials for treatments in hospitalized COVID-19 patients
  • Understand recent recommendations regarding the diagnosis and prevention of VTE in hospitalized adult COVID-19 patients
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Non-physician
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Ebrahim Barkoudah, MD, MPH FACP SFHM

  • Research support payments from: National Institutes of Health/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bristol Myers Squibb and Janssen
  • Payments made to Brigham and Women's Hospital for performing clinical endpoints sponsored by various entities
  • Advisory Board fees: from Bristol Myers Squibb, Janssen, Novartis, Pfizer, and Portola/Alexion.

Paul Auwaerter, MD, MBA, FIDSA

  • JNJ: Ownership equity
  • Scientific Consulting: Verily, EMD Serono
  • DMSB: Humanigen

William Garneau, MD, MPH

  • Stock investments in AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson

Remaining faculty had no relevant financial or advisory relationships with corporate organizations related to this activity.


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Furthermore, SHM seeks to verify that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing medical education (CME) activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. SHM is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME activities that promote improvements in healthcare and not those of a commercial interest.

This activity was made possible in part by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc.

The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this live activity, for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity

The Society of Hospital Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provider continuing medical education for physicians.

SHM is dedicated to promoting the highest quality care for all hospitalized patients. SHM is committed to promoting excellence in the practice of hospital medicine through education, advocacy and research.

This activity was made possible in part by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc.


Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Non-physician


Your cost:
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