Past Event

Doctors on the Frontline: Why Mental Health Counseling Matters

June 16, 2020
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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Please join us for an important conversation with doctors on the front line fighting against COVID-19 pandemic in China and the U.S.

Our speakers will share their first-hand experiences in treating COVID-19 patients in severe and critical conditions, discuss the physical and psychological challenges doctors face, and examine policies and proactive actions that protect physician mental health in both countries. They will also give valuable and constructive guides to assist hospitals in improving their public health and emergency management capabilities.

This event is part of the Beijing Center's Health and Medicine Series Program.


Anthony Puliafico

Anthony Puliafico, Associate Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at Columbia University Medical Center; Director of the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD)



Ren Hongsheng

Hongsheng REN, Deputy Director and Chief Physician of the Department of Critical Care Medicine of the Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong First Medical University; Supervisor of Master Students of Cardiovascular Department and Emergency Department of Shandong University School of Medicine; Deputy Team Leader of the first-response group in Shandong Province and Team Leader of critical care physicians fighting against the COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan


Rong Wang

Rong WANG, Vice President and Chief Physician of the Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong First Medical University; Professor and Doctoral Supervisor of Shandong University



Yingjuan Cao

Yingjuan CAO, Deputy Director of the Department of Nursing, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University; Associate Professor of Shandong University, Liaison Professor of International Cooperation, and Supervisor of Master Students of the School of Nursing; Deputy Leader of the national medical aid team to Hubei for the 5th batch of Shandong Province (the 4th batch of Shandong Medical University Qilu Hospital)


Hongbing ZHAO

Hongbing ZHAO, Deputy Chief Physician of the Department of Cardiology at the Second Hospital of Shandong University; Member of the national medical aid team to Hubei for the 6th batch of Shandong Province


  • Webinar will be livestreamed at 20:00 in Beijing Time (8:00 in NY Time) and conducted in English with simultaneous translation in Chinese.
  • If you have any questions, please email [email protected]