President of American Academy of Pediatrics to Speak at Free Webinar on Children and School in the Context of COVID-19
Dr. Sara H. Goza, President of the American Academy of Pediatrics will be the featured speaker for a November 4th webinar offered by the American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT.) Dr. Goza will address the topic of rising rates of COVID-19 infections among children and teens and recommend ways to keep families and communities safe as in-person classes resume.
October 28, 2020 — Coronavirus is increasingly infecting children and teens. Some say the trend is driven by school reopenings and the resumption of sports, play dates, and other activities. Children of all ages now make up about 11% of all U.S cases - with twice as many teens infected as younger children.
Wednesday, November 4, at 3:00 pm ET The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) will offer a free webinar on the topic of children and schools in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic featuring Dr. Sara H. Goza, President of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Dr. Goza will present the latest information on children and COVID-19, and recommend ways to keep children and communities safe as in-person classes resume. The presentation will conclude with a Q & A. The webinar is part of ACMT’s ongoing web series, “The Medical and Public Health Considerations of COVID-19.” Register for the webinar here.
The session will be moderated by Dr. Paul Wax, Executive Director of ACMT, Dr. Ziad Kazzi, Board Member of ACMT and President of the Middle East and North Africa Clinical Toxicology Association (MENATOX), and Dr. Erica Liebelt, Executive/Medical Director, Washington Poison Center; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA.
The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) is a professional, nonprofit association of physicians with recognized expertise and board certification in medical toxicology. Our members specialize in the prevention, evaluation, treatment, and monitoring of injury and illness from exposures to drugs and chemicals, as well as biological and radiological agents. ACMT members work in clinical, academic, governmental, and public health settings, and provide