Rapid Clinical Updates: COVID-19, Clinical Updates in COVID-19 Management, 2021

Our experts will discuss the most recent updates on current therapies and their efficacy including remdesivir, steroids, and convalescent plasma, as well as highlight patient cases to exemplify best practices with COVID-19 patients and discussing questions from the audience. Information is current as of March 4th, 2021.


Alfred Burger, MD, SFHM


Ebrahim Barkoudah, MD, MPH FACP SFHM
Benjamin Bodnar, MD


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

•Discuss the findings from randomized clinical trials for treatments for hospitalized patients (covers remdesivir, dex, toci, plasma)
•Evaluate current guidance for treatment of patients requiring hospitalization
•Review COVID-19 hospitalization trends in the US
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.

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


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