Primary Care is a critical component of patient care during a pandemic. Primary Care clinicians are on the front lines during this health crisis addressing prevention and education, triaging and testing and caring for those patients who are ill. The current crisis reveals the importance of physician well-being and early goals for care conversations. As a front line health care provider in New York City during this pandemic, Dr. Scalabrin will present her professional and personal experience fighting COVID-19 and advocating for her patients. Dr. Scalabrin will share the clinical picture and current management approach.


1. Discuss the importance of physicians’ well-being during this pandemic.
2. Summarize clinical spectrum of COVID-19.
3. Discuss the importance of early goals of care conversations.
4. Analyze COVID-19 management.

About the Speaker(s):

Scalabrin Reis, Renata

Renata Scalabrin Reis, MD
Associate Professor, Primary
Care and Geriatrics
Miami VA Healthcare System

Financial Disclosures:

Renata Scalabrin Reis, MD has no relevant financial relationship with commercial interests to disclose.

The Family & Community Medicine Professional Development and Grand Rounds Committee members (Marcy Wiemers, MD, Maria Del Pilar Montañez Villacampa, MD, Christine Song, DO, Nehman Andry, MD, Inez I. Cruz, PhD, and Nichole Rubio) have no relevant financial relationships to commercial interests to disclose.

The Family & Community Medicine Professional Development and Grand Rounds Committee member Carlos Roberto Jaén, MD has disclosed he receives royalties from General Practice and Family Medicine for being UpToDate Editor-in-Chief.


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Participation Credit (1.00 hours)

Target Audience:

Specialties – Primary Care; Family Medicine
Faculty, residents, other health care providers and staff from our department; physicians and health care providers from San Antonio and South Texas; and medical students in our third-year clerkship and fourth year rotations.


The UT Health Long San Antonio School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

The Long School of Medicine designates this live activity up to a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Attendance. For information on applicability and acceptance, please consult your professional licensing board.

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For activity related questions, please contact:
Name: Nichole Rubio- FCM Grand Rounds Coordinator
Email: rubion@uthscsa.edu

For CME general questions, please contact
Ph: (210) 567-4445
Email: cme@uthscsa.edu