BC Green Drinks featuring Emergency Room Physician Dr. David Hadley
Join us online every Friday from 5:00 – 6:00 pm PST, as we host an online cocktail hour with a variety of guest speakers!
An ER Doctor’s experience in the time of COVID - Are there risks to our current treatment strategies?
Please join ER Doctor and BC Green Party member Dr. David Hadley as he provides an intimate overview of his experience working in the ER during a pandemic. Dr. Hadley will speak about how COVID-19 has changed the way emergency room staff do their work and the pros and cons of our current treatment strategies. He will also summarize the latest medical evidence on COVID 19 and how this may affect decisions we need to make around long term healthcare. We will have ample time for Dr. Hadley to answer members' questions and concerns.
Bio: Dr. David Hadley is an emergency physician working in Victoria at both the Royal Jubilee and Victoria General hospitals He is a clinical lecturer in the Emergency Department of the UBC school of medicine. He has extensive experience in critical care medicine, flew with, and directed helicopter medical transport, and worked through the first SARS outbreak while working in Calgary.
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See you Friday!
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