Episode 25: 2020 Wrap Up: Silver Linings

December 31, 2020
Matt Hoffman
Matt Hoffman

Matt Hoffman, Senior Editor for NeurologyLive, has covered medical news for MJH Life Sciences, NeurologyLive’s parent company, since 2017. He hosts the NeurologyLive Mind Moments podcast, as well as Second Opinion on Medical World News. Follow him on Twitter @byMattHoffman or email him at mhoffman@neurologylive.com

"Mind Moments," a podcast from NeurologyLive, brings you an exclusive interview with Jennifer Frontera, MD, and a number of others.

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The Mind Moments podcast features exclusive interviews with leaders in the field discussing the latest research and disease management strategies across the breadth of neurology, including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, dementia, sleep disorders, and more.

Episode 25, "2020 Wrap-Up: Silver Linings," features an interview with Jennifer Frontera, MD, neuro-intensivist, NYU Langone Health, who we spoke with during the early days of the pandemic. This time, she discussed the complications in determining the cause of death with COVID-19, the need for continued social distancing and mask-wearing, the impact the pandemic has had on her mental health, and her silver linings in spite of these challenges.

(Editor's note: This interview was taped pre-vaccine approval in the United States. For updates on the vaccine news, head to ContagionLive and click here.)

In that same light, we reached out to a number of physicians across neurology specialties to find out what their silver linings have been for their clinical practice despite the immense adversity that this year has brought. They are, in order of appearance:

  • Alireza Atri, MD, PhD
  • Jacqueline French, MD
  • Jessica Ailani, MD
  • Rajesh Pahwa, MD
  • Darin Okuda, MD
  • Sabrina Paganoni, MD, PhD
  • Raman Malhotra, MD
  • Dileep Yavagal, MD

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