Supporting Staff During COVID-19

Slides | Recording

Educational Objectives: 

1. Review updates on the current status and epidemiology of COVID-19.
2. Identify challenges and stressors that health center leadership and staff face as a result of responding to COVID-19.
3. Discuss employee retention strategies to provide staff with opportunities to feel heard and recognized.
4. Review ways in which Community Health Center, Inc. has updated its current hiring practices and efforts in response to staffing shortages.

Panelists included:

  • Amanda Schiessl, MPP, Deputy Operations Officer/Co-Principal Investigator, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute
  • Stephen Scholand, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist, MidState Medical Center
  • Tim Kearney, Chief Behavioral Health Officer at Community Health Center Inc.
  • Veena Channamsetty, Chief Medical Officer at Community Health Center Inc.
  • Mary Blankson, Chief Nursing Officer at Community Health Center Inc.