Episode 8 – Rapid Fire: COVID-19 Part 2

Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners!

This episode we discuss two recently published papers related to COVID-19.

1.       What is the incidence and significance of cardiac injury in patients with COVID-19


2.      The clinical course and risk factors for mortality in a multi-centre cohort of inpatients with COVID-19


And for the good stuff:

1.       Calgary distillers and breweries making hand sanitizer to help the cause


2.       IKEA donates N95 masks to a local hospital in Toronto



***COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving situation. For the most up-to-date information on what you can do to protect yourself, your families, and everyone else, please refer to your local public health agencies.

For those in Alberta: alberta.ca/covid19

For those in Ontario: www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus


Questions? Comments? Feedback? We’d love to hear from you. @roundstable

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Michael Fralick

Co-director of the Rounds Table

Michael Fralick is a general internist at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. He completed a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology at Harvard University, including a Research Fellowship in Health Policy at the Program On Regulation Therapeutics and Law (PORTAL). His PhD focused on the intersection between machine learning and pharmacoepidemiology.

John Fralick


John Fralick is a general internist at Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary. He completed a Master of Science in Epidemiology at Queen’s University. He completed medical school at the University of Calgary and did his internal medicine training at the University of Toronto.