Stoneleigh Fellow Nadia Dowshen authored an op-ed for The Philadelphia Inquirer on how transitioning to telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed opportunities to improve patients’ quality of care.
As a pediatrician caring for youth living with HIV and transgender youth, COVID-19 has been incredibly challenging. Our clinics provide lifesaving care to these patients, but as we shelter-in-place, how do we keep those we can’t see in-person alive and well?
The answer has been telemedicine, thanks to rapid policy changes that made this a new possibility.
It was challenging to transform how we practice in a week, but it has also been a true joy, revealing incredible opportunities.