AAHCI MENA Webinar | Psychiatry Grapples with the COVID-19 Crisis
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges for the field of psychiatry, subjecting the general public—and healthcare workers in particular—to elevated levels of stress and trauma while disrupting established modalities for therapeutic intervention. The experience and perspective of American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC )’s Psychiatry Consultation Liaison offer innovative thinking and lessons learned to successfully respond to the psychiatry crisis resulting from the pandemic, as well as from similarly complex emergencies that may arise in future.
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- Maya Bizri, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Clinical Specialty, Director of the Consultation Liaison Service, American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Lebanon
- Farid R. Talih, MD, ABPN, Associate Professor, Sleep and Addiction, Medicine, Adult Psychiatry, American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Lebanon