RESOURCES FOR CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INFORMATION AND EDUCATION
Information and education on COVID-19 is at the forefront of current times. We want to do our part in ensuring clinicians have easy access to reliable sources of news and education. Below you will find links to informational outlets and accredited activities that cover the latest updates on COVID-19.

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Recommended Informational Sources
Clinical Updates

University of Chicago Library - Ask a Librarian
We are here to support your team by providing access to additional COVID-19 literature resources.
 
University of Chicago Medicine (UCM)
UCM's Center for Healthcare Delivery Science and Innovation has released Clinical Pathways in support of caring for COVID-19 positive patients.

University of Chicago Medicine (UCM) and IDEO
In partnership with the University of Chicago Medicine, IDEO designed a set of instructional signs and communications principles to help healthcare workers providing care for COVID-19 patients better understand how to protect themselves.
 
American Medical Association (AMA)
The AMA has carefully curated critical advice on COVID-19 from trusted sources like the CDC, JAMA and the WHO into a quick-start guide for physicians.

The Journal of the American Medical Association Network (JAMA)
The JAMA Network has assembled a comprehensive resource page that includes informational and accredited multimedia content covering the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19.
 
The ACP has provided a physician's guide to COVID-19 derived from clinical guidance collected from national, international, and institutional resources.
 
CHEST has articles and videos covering physician's experiences on the frontlines to serve as guidance and input on caring for patients during the pandemic.
 
American College of Surgeons (ACS)
 The ACS has developed an online resource titled "COVID-19 and Surgery" for the surgical community facing the impact of the Coronavirus. The website is updated multiple times weekly.
 
How to treat IBD patients during the pandemic: AGA releases official COVID-19 guidance for gastroenterologists treating patients with IBD.
 
American Nurse Association (ANA)
The ANA is has put together information via articles, videos, and webinars geared toward keeping nurses informed on the current pandemic.
 
Recognizing the stress all medical professionals are facing, the AAPA is pooling communications, news, and education that's accessible to physicians assistants everywhere.

American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
Find out more about the AMBS' response to COVID-19, in addition to guidance on questions regarding policies for training completion and board examinations.
 
A leading online platform for clinicians, Medscape hosts a plethora of news articles that provide information on the virus' effects on the medical community.
 
Public Health News
 
As the nation's health protection agency, the CDC is providing guidance specifically curated for all healthcare professionals on dealing with the pandemic.
 
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
The FDA is providing consistent updates on actions taken to combat the virus through events, press releases and daily updates.
 
The State of Illinois is providing frequent and real-time updates on measures taken to combat COVID-19 at the state level. You will also find links to updates from the IDPH and IDFPR.

City of Chicago
The city of Chicago's Coronavirus Response Center provides the latest information on procedures and legislature as it effects Chicago regarding COVID-19.
 
Recommended Accredited Education
ECHO-Chicago is hosting a special session on COVID-19 in Adult Populations. It will be led by infectious disease specialists, Dr. Daniel Johnson and Dr. Stephen Schrantz.
 
ECHO-Chicago is hosting a special session on COVID-19 in Adult Populations. It will be led by ECHO-Chicago director and pediatric infectious disease specialist, Dr. Daniel Johnson.
 
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
The ACCME has put together a list of web based activities grouped together by topic. The formats range from articles to podcasts and topics include virology, criteria for testing, and infection control among others.
 
American Medical Association (AMA)
These activities are presented and accredited by the AMA. Most of the listed activities consist of reading pertinent journal articles and taking a post-test for credit.
 
The Journal of the American Medical Association Network (JAMA)
The JAMA Network provides accredited videos, podcasts, and articles with the most recent updates on clinical health, management, epidemiology and related topics.
 
Medscape
A leading online platform for clinicians, Medscape hosts web based activities that range in accreditation for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.
 
American Heart Association (AHA)
The AHA is offering a free online course, providing guidance for basic and advanced life support for those with suspected or confirmed of having COVID-19.
 
 

While we do our best to stay on top of updates, links to activities and other resources are constantly changing. If you find a broken link or an outdated resource, please let us know. Contact us via e-mail at cme@bsd.uchicago.edu.