Over the last week, as the situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, leaders from Partners HealthCare appeared in the media offering updates and advice.

  • Paul Biddinger, MD, Medical Director for Emergency Preparedness, Partners HealthCare, discusses Partners new, system wide policy requiring employees to wear masks in any building where patient care is provided. Learn more on the Boston Globe.
  • Anne Klibanski, MD, President and CEO of Partners HealthCare, is co-chairing the Boston Resiliency Fund. The fund, which was created by Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Jeff Leiden, Chief Executive of Vertex Pharmaceuticals, will support schools and businesses impacted by COVID-19. Learn more on the Boston Globe.
  • Michael L. Barnett, MD and Asaf Bitton, MD, MPH of Brigham and Women’s Hospital offer advice for individuals to safely access health care during this pandemic. Learn more on CNN.
  • Peter Slavin, MD, President of Massachusetts General Hospital, joined CNBC’S Squawk Box and shared that “We need to use the ingenuity of this country if we’re going to save as many people as we possibly can.” Watch the full segment on CNBC.
  • Atul Gawande, MD from Brigham and Women’s Hospital offers advice on how hospitals can keep medical workers safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more on PBS SoCal.
  • At Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a potential treatment for COVID-19 is being tested. Learn more on CBS Boston.