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Insights from immuno-oncology: the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer Statement on access to IL-6-targeting therapies for COVID-19., Paolo Antonio Ascierto, Bernard Fox, Walter Urba, Ana Carrizosa Anderson, Michael B Atkins, Ernest C Borden, Julie Brahmer, Lisa H Butterfield, Alessandra Cesano, Daniel Chen, Tanja de Gruijl, Robert O Dillman, Charles G Drake, Leisha A Emens, Thomas F Gajewski, James L Gulley, F Stephen Hodi, Patrick Hwu, David Kaufman, Howard Kaufman, Michael Lotze, Douglas G McNeel, Kim Margolin, Francesco Marincola, Michael J Mastrangelo, Marcela V Maus, David R Parkinson, Pedro J Romero, Paul M Sondel, Stefani Spranger, Mario Sznol, George J Weiner, Jon M Wiggington, and Jeffrey S Weber

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A Crisis is a Terrible Thing to Waste: Recovering a Sense of Agency in Coronavirus Times, Steven F. Freeman

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Meta-analysis of outcomes of patients with COVID-19 infection with versus without gastrointestinal symptoms., Fahad Gul, Kevin Bryan Lo, Julie Peterson, Peter A McCullough, Abhinav Goyal, and Janani Rangaswami

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Calculating Life and Death in a Time of Covid, Larry Hirschhorn, PhD

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Pandemic lockdown must fail: Save lives without crippling the economy, Larry Hirschhorn, PhD

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The Old Pine Community Center in Philadelphia Responds to COVID-19, April T. Jones, MEd

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Critical Care Ultrasonography and Its Application for COVID-19, Xi Liu, MD; Yang Hai, MD; Bin Ma, MD; Weelic Chong, MD; and Ji-Bin Liu, MD

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Chinese Expert Consensus on Critical Care Ultrasound Applications at COVID-19 Pandemic, Faqin Lv, MD; Jinrui Wang, MD; Xing Yu, MD; Aiping Yang, MD; Ji-Bin Liu, MD; Linxue Qian, MD; Huixiong Xu, MD; Ligang Cui, MD; Mingxing Xie, MD; Xi Liu, MD; Chengzhong Peng, MD; Yi Huang, MD; Haiyan Kou, MD; Shengzheng Wu, MD; Xi Yang, MD; Bin Tu, MD; Huaping Jia, MD; Qingyi Meng, MD; Je Liu, MD; and Ruizhong Ye, MD

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Systems View of Coronavirus, Sung Won Paek and Larry M. Starr

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Disruptive Effects of the Coronavirus – Errors of Commission and of Omission?, John Pourdehnad, Larry M. Starr, Venard Scott Koerwer, and Harry McCloskey

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Our Wicked Problem, John Pourdehnad, Larry M. Starr, Venard Scott Koerwer, and Harry McCloskey

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Jefferson Covid Stories, Danielle Snyderman, MD, CMD and Nick Safian

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Our Multi-Pandemic, Larry M. Starr

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Our Invisible Enemy, Larry M. Starr and Darshi Mody

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Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Disguise, Qian Zhang, Annyella Douglas, Zain U. Abideen, Shristi Khanal, and Stephanie Tzarnas

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Anosmia and Ageusia as the Only Indicators of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Qian Zhang, Khine S. Shan, Shahrzad Abdollahi, and Travis C. Nace

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As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, where have all the STEMIs gone?, Waqas Ullah, Yasar Sattar, Rehan Saeed, Asrar Ahmad, Margot I. Boigon, Donald C. Haas, and M. Chadi Alraies

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Vaccine Policy & Practice in the Age of COVID-19, Paul A. Offit, MD

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Screening Tool to Ensure Optimal Patient Care and Function Post COVID Diagnosis, Nethra Ankam, MD; Shannon Ames, PT, DPT, MBA; Tiffany Prince-Kandrakota, PT, DPT, OCS; Erica Rao, PT, DPT; Namrata Grampurohit, PhD, OTR/L; and Catherine Piersol, PhD, OTR/L

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Use of Mobility and Exercise Videos during COVID-19 to Minimize Deconditioning, Nethra Ankam, MD; Tulasi Gude, MD; Courtney Back, PT; Monina Florendo, PT; Elizabeth Hearn, PT; Morgan Miller, PT; and Kristen Stout, PT

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Ensure Follow-up for Functional Issues Post COVID-19, Nethra Ankam, MD; Tulasi Gude, MD; Kristofer Feeko, DO; Shannon Ames, PT; Catherine Piersol, OT; Tiffany Prince-Kandrakota, PT; Erica Rao, PT; Kristen Stout, PT; and Monina Florendo, PT

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#Team-based approach to sedation management in patients with SARS CoV-2 aka COVID-19 in the medical ICU, Hadiatou Barry, MD, MPH; Franklin Thelmo, DO; and Atsoufi Amewuame-Kpehor, MD

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Expanding Care Coordination Scope to Support Covid-19 Population, Kate Behan, CPHO; Laura Gontz, RN; Shawn Thurber, RN; and Christin Kyriss, RN

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SARS-COV-2 Testing Guidelines for Patients Admitted to MRH for Inpatient Rehabilitation, Deborah Cassidy, DO; Roger Liu, DO; Malav Shah, MD; Kyle Hummerston, DO; and Jeanne Doherty, MD

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Training new Providers Dobhoff Tube Insertion during COVID-19: Rapid training and a novel “opt in” approach to learning, Michele DeCastro, MSN, CRNP; Heather M. Etzl, MSN, RN, CBC; and Jacqueline E. Crawford, MS, RN, ACCNS-P

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Nursing and Provider Safety Checklist for Covid-19 Patients, Michele DeCastro, MSN, CRNP; Jennifer Zak, BS, RN, PCCN; Andrew Thum, MSN, ML, RN-CC, CCCTM; and Kristine Meagher, RN, MSN, ACNS-BC

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Twilighter Role to Support Primary Team Patient Care, Workflow Efficiency, and Physician Wellbeing, Jesse Edwards, René Daniel, and Catriona Harrop

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Intelligence Reporting in the Face of COVID-19: Informing Our Response Efforts, Jamie D. Garden

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Ventilator Decision and Allocation Pathway for Surge Conditions, Bridget Gekas, Jerin Juby, Monica Purcell, John Smith, Laura Fantazzi, and Raymond Malloy

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Virtual Community Health Workers: Outreach Calls During COVID-19, Geoffrey Hayden, MD; Paula Ostroff, RN, MS; Emily Romano, BS; Imani Gray-Taylor; Carl Johnson, BS; Angelique Miller; Sharla Thomas, BA; Gina McCoy, BS; and Deborah Ziring, MD

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Response to rapidly changing healthcare information regarding COVID-19 with virtual journal club, Kelly Hughes, MD; Rachel Redfield, MD; Jetmir Vojnika, MD; Mark Mallozzi, MD; R. Benson Jones, MD; Reem Aoun, MD; and Dianna Cheney-Peters, MD

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The TJUH Hospital Medicine COVID19 Emergency Taskforce: A guiding light during the surge of spring 2020, Rebecca Jaffe, MD; Alan Kubey, MD; Gretchen Diemer, MD; Michele DeCastro; Lily Ackermann, MD; Christopher Haines, MD; Jesse Edwards, MD; René Daniel; Catriona Harrop, MD; Jonathan Woo, MD; and Jack Stewart, MD

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Organizing a System-Wide Effort on Ventilator Supply Management during COVID-19, Jerin Juby, Raymond Malloy, Bridget Gekas, Laura Fantazzi, Monica Purcell, John Smith, Kathryn Sebastian, Lauren Diduch, Melissa Brancolassi, Megan Hennessy, and James Fields

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Expansion and Conversion of Family Medicine and Neurohospitalist Services into COVID-19 Services, Zachary Klock, MD; Aimee McMullin, MD; Jesse Edwards, MD; and Christopher Haines, MD

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Avoid, Delay, Shorten. Results of Radiation Oncology’s COVID19 Patient Exposure Risk Mitigation Guidelines, Alex Kubli, MS; Lilya Babinski, BS; Angelia Landers, PhD; Christian Fernandez, MD; and Amy Harrison, PhD

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Telemedicine Certified Recovery Specialists for Patients with Opioid Use Disorders in the Emergency Department in COVID-19, Kory S. London, MD

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Progression of Patient Cohorting in Response to COVID-19 at the Jefferson Methodist Emergency Department, Kory S. London, MD and Efrat Kean, MD

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Progression of Patient Cohorting in Response to COVID-19 at the Jefferson Methodist Emergency Department, Kory S. London, MD and Efrat Kean, MD

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A Telehealth Clinical Workflow for Academic Radiation Oncology Programs During the COVID19 Pandemic, Gregor Manukian, MD, PhD; Christian Fernandez, MD; Paul Forrest; Adam Dicker, MD, PhD; and Mark D. Hurwitz, MD

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Home Telemonitoring of COVID Patients by Medical Students at the Christiana Care Virtual Practice, Thomas Marconi, Jr and Chelsea Richards

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Meeting the Critical Need for Ventilators in Treatment of COVID-19 Patients, Alessandro Naopli, Nicholas Satterthwaite, Lawrence Husick, Dietrich Gravenstein, Jerin Juby, Monica Purcell, Bridget Gekas, Zvi Grunwald, Mae West, Bon Ku, Chip Malloy, Michael Mahla, and Mijail Serruya

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QR-Code Based Just-In-Time Platform for Perioperative COVID Guidelines, David F. Nelson, MD, MBA and Anna L. Rabinowitz, MD

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Development and Implementation of a COVID-19 Specific Peri-Operative Workflow for Anesthesia Providers, Alexander Olson, David Maguire, David Gratch, Dietrich Gravenstein, Michael Mahla, and Anna Rabinowitz

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Disposable Equipment for Efficient Home Sleep Apnea Testing and Minimizing Human Handling at the Sleep Laboratory, Abigail Quintos, Robert Tavella, and Karl Doghramji

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Initiatives in Anesthesia Workspace Hygiene During COVID-19: The Gray Airway Basin and the Epic Hand Hygiene Event, Anna Rabinowitz, Kent Berg, Daniel Casey, and Dietrich Gravenstein

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Anesthesiologist-led COVID-19 Airway Training Skills Session to teach novel team approach and workflow, Anna Rabinowitz, Daniel Casey, and Elaine Kilmartin

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Creation of a Dedicated Anesthesia Airway Cart For Use in High-Volume COVID-19 Airway Management, Anna Rabinowitz, Alexander M. Olson, Daniel Casey, and Elaine Kilmartin

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Safer Ambu-Bag Manual Ventilation through Addition of a Second High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) Filter, Robert Ries; Morgan Hutchinson, MD; Robert Pugliese, PharmD; Bon Ku, MD, MPP; and Matt Fields, MD

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A Web-Based Application to Simulate Manual Bag-Valve-Tube Ventilation, Robert Ries; Erin Jennings; Dylan Kenna; Logan May; Robert Pugliese, PharmD; and Matt Fields, MD

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A Strategy for Deploying Large-Scale Volunteer Continuous Bag Valve Tube (BVT) Ventilation, Robert Ries; Erin Jennings; Michael Velez; Caroline Komlo; Morgan Hutchinson, MD; Robert Pugliese, PharmD; Bon Ku, MD, MPP; and Matt Fields, MD

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Repairing a Damaged Powered Air-Purifying Respirator (PAPR) Battery Component Component with 3-D Printing, Robert Ries; Dante Varotsis; Michelle Ho; Kathryn Linder; Jordan Kurzum; Bon Ku, MD, MPP; Matt Fields, MD; Robert Pugliese, PharmD; and Morgan Hutchinson, MD

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JOHN COVID-19 Employee Exposure Tracking, Michael Saris

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Scrubs Tracking, Michael Saris

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COVID: decoded - A Website, Blog, and Social Media Page with Resources and Information for the Public, Jessica Smith; Taylor Jones; Madeline Norris; Benjamin Meyers; and Christopher Haines, MD

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Irradiation of N95 Masks for their Sterilization and Reuse During the COVID19 Pandemic, Tara Tyson, PhD; Alex Kubli, MS; Matthew Mistro, MS; Karen Mooney, PhD; Amy Harrison, PhD; and Adam Dicker, MD, PhD

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COVID-19 Student Telehealth Support Initiative, Yash Varma, Mary White, and Alexandra Leto

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Maintaining Powered Air-Purifying Respirator (PAPR) Supply through Repair of Damaged Hose Units by 3D Printing, Dante Varotsis; Robert Ries; Michelle Ho; Kathryn Linder; Jordan Kurzum; Robert Pugliese, PharmD; Bon Ku, MD, MPP; Matt Fields, MD; and Morgan Hutchinson, MD

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Jefferson Internal Medicine Associates (JIMA) Patient Triage Initiative, Mary White; Alexandra Leto; and Barry Ziring, MD

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Increasing POLST Documentation for Patient Transfers from Long Term Care Facilities, Jennifer White, MD; Mari Siegel; Chris Haines; Chris Pitsch; Heather Peiritsch; and Erica Westlake

Lessons for Opportunistic Transformation, Paul Barach, MD, MPH, Maj (ret.) and Jonathan L. Gleeson, MD

Resumption of Scheduled Surgeries & Outpatient Procedures, Jaime Bohn, MBA, RN; Michele Cassidy, RN, BSN; Tony S. Reed, MD, MBA, MPhil, CAQSM, CPE, FAAFP, FAAPL; Erik Toth, MA Health Services, BSN; and Robert Shipp, PhD, BSN, RN, NEA-BC

Obstetrics & Birthing During COVID-19, Katherine H. Campbell, MD, MPH; Dena Goffman, MD, FACOG; Christian Pettker, MD; Blair Wylie, MD, MPH; and Mary R. Cooper, MD, JD

Every Response is Local: Inside the Philadelphia Response to COVID-19, Jessica Caum, MA, MPH, CPH

Social Distancing and Mental Health, Stephen DiDonato, PhD, LPC, NCC

Well-being of the Healthcare Workforce, Heather Farley, MD, MHCDS, FACEP; Susan M. Parisi, MD, FACOG; Jonathan Ripp, MD, MPH; and Sharon C. Kiely, MD, MPM, FACP

A Trauma Informed and Data Driven Approach to Navigating Behavioral Health and Substance Use During COVID19, Nancy Fennell, MA; Bianca Ciuffredo, LCMHC; Dan Andrus, MS, MPA; Seddon S avage, MD; and Anne Diefendorf, MS, RDN, LD

COVID-19: Impact on Our Healthcare System, Drew A. Harris, DPM, MPH

COVID-19: Pharmaceutical Vaccine Development – General Process & Focus on a DNA-based Vaccine, Timothy Herring, MPH

Ethical Foundations for Fair Allocation of Scarce Critical Care Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Barbara Bennett Jacobs, MPH, PhD, RN, HEC-C

Telemedicine and COVID-19, Aditi Joshi, MD

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You Don’t Have to Get Diabetes, Mitch Kaminski, MD, MBA and Nevaneva White, DNP, CRNP, CDCES

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Managing Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in the Setting of the COVID-19 Patient Surge, Alan Kliger, Renee Garrick, Leslie Wong, David Chartyan, George Coritsidis, Jeffrey Silberzweig, and Savneek Chugh

Behavioral Health & Post-acute Care, Michael Litterer, CHES, CPS, FHELA; Kathryn Richardson, MPA; Deborah Visconi; and Sandy Cayo, DNP, FNP-BC

Lessons from Italy, Vittorio Maio, PharmD, MS, MSPH

COVID 19: What’s Next? Do Your Part, David B. Nash, MD, MBA; Rosemary Frasso, PhD, CPH; and Ami Patel, PhD, MPH

Coordinated Response and Business Recovery in Rural Health Care Systems, Sandra L. Parker, JD, MS, BSN; Jeff Doran; Mike Whelan; and James W. Jarvis, MD, FAAFP

Leading Patient Care During the Covid-19 Pandemic, Kathleen Rauch, RN, MSHQS, BSN, CPHQ; Noreen B. Brennan, PhD, RN-BC, NEA-BC; Nicolette Fiore-Lopez, PhD, RN, CNEP; and Courtney Vose, DNP, MBA, RN

Navigating Care Transitions During the COVID-19 Surge in Massachusetts, Christine Scibelli, MS, RN; Maureen Banks, RN, DNP, MBA, NEA-BC, FACHE; Keren Diamond, RN, BSN, MBA; Brian Doherty, CAE; Christine McMichael, MA, LMHC; and Patricia M. Noga, PhD, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

COVID-19: Transmission Models that Inform Policy, Gary Smith, MA, MA, DPhil, PGCE

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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital COVID-19 Clinical Questions with EBM Answers, Reem Aoun, MD; Dianna Cheney-Peters, MD; Kashyap Chauhan; Ben Claxton; Abdul Kazi; and Sean Reilly