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Chapter 1

Being a Clinician and Parent in the Time of Covid-19

Neda Frayha, MD and Jason Liebzeit MD, FACEP
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Raising kids while working as front-line clinicians in the Covid-19 pandemic has introduced unprecedented challenges to our lives. Dr. Jason Liebzeit and Primary Care RAP host Dr. Neda Frayha sit down for some real talk on being caregivers as well as clinicians in the time of Covid-19, including some concrete action items and solutions.

Posted 12/02/2020


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