Leading a Psychiatry Department During COVID-19

April 30, 2020

Gregory W. Dalack, MD, Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at University of Michigan School of Medicine, discusses the challenges of leading an academic department in the midst of a pandemic.

Gregory W. Dalack, MD, Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at University of Michigan School of Medicine, discusses the challenges of leading an academic department in the midst of a pandemic.

We have all gone through an unprecedented experience that will continue to teach us new things about our day-to-day life, our activities as clinicians, as family members, and colleagues. At the University of Michigan, he says, it was important to be active partners with other colleagues throughout the institution in the massive preparations that went on, as they anticipated the surge of COVID-19 patients involved. More in this video.