You are here
Voices from the Healthcare Front Lines, with Guest Speaker Sara Mcglynn
Today, we'll be hearing from Sara Mcglynn in a presentation about how COVID-19 has impacted the personal and professional lives of healthcare workers.
For today's program, we'll be looking especially at a recent NPR story about the impact of the political divide in rural America on heath care workers. If you'd like to read or listen to the story ahead of time, please see the following link: https://www.npr.org/2020/12/28/950861977/toxic-individualism-pandemic-po...
Sara is a Board certified Pediatric Physician with 19 years in hospital medicine, 2 years at Shriners, and 17 years at Methodist Hospital. Prior to that she worked as a primary care Pediatrician in the St Paul area for 14 years. She trained at the University of MN for both medical school (graduated 1985) and residency ( inished 1989). She spent 4 months in England (1987) during residency, pursuing a diploma in Tropical medicine, and she has done overseas medical work in China, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Thailand in the refugee camps.
Sara's recent work included inpatient care of children at Methodist Hospital from 32 week premature infants up to 17 year olds. She has also consulted and assisted in the care of pediatric patients in the ER and with children receiving surgical specialty care. She left Pediatric Hospital Medicine in February of 2020 in hopes of pursuing another line of work in medicine. Today's meeting is via Zoom, and co-hosted by Lake Fellowship members Kristin Fulkerson and Terry McGlynn. You can join the group starting at 10:15 a.m. and the program will begin at 10:30. To join, please check your email for the Zoom link, or request a link by sending an email to email@example.com. We'll try to get back to you as soon as possible.