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Men’s Club Monthly Forum – COVID-19 Lessons Learned on Both Sides of the Border

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

with Jess Mandel, M.D., F.A.C.P., A.T.S.F.

Join us for our June monthly forum as we welcome Dr. Mandel. He will review the development and execution of our COVID-19 surge planning at UCSD and in San Diego County, as well as the collaborations that developed with hospitals and health care workers in Imperial County and northern Baja, California. He will also review the current state of COVID19 in the county and its likely course in the future.

Jess Mandel, MD, is a board-certified pulmonologist who treats patients with a variety of respiratory conditions. He has treated many patients with COVID-19 and led efforts to assist health care professionals in Tijuana during the pandemic. As the Kenneth M. Moser Professor of Medicine at the UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Mandel trains medical students, residents and fellows. He has authored two textbooks and a number of scholarly articles related to pulmonary and critical care medicine as well as medical education. Dr. Mandel is also chief of the Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Division and serves as vice chair for education in the Department of Internal Medicine. In this capacity he oversees the educational program for medical students. Dr. Mandel completed a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston.

He did his residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, where he served as chief resident. He earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Mandel is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine. He was voted a “top doc” by the San Diego County Medical Society/San Diego Magazine in 2019 and has won multiple teaching awards. Dr. Mandel is active in several leadership roles with the American Thoracic Society, including serving as chair of their international conference. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling. He is a member of Congregation Beth Israel.

This program is open to the entire San Diego community, both men and women. Temple or Men’s Club Membership is not a requirement to participate.

There is no fee, but please RSVP for planning purposes. This event is held virtually on Zoom. After registering, you will receive an email containing information on how to join the event.


Wednesday, June 9, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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San Diego, CA United States