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Global Tracheostomy Collaborative Webinar

Overcoming COVID-19 through Science and Teamwork

Overcoming COVID-19 through Science and Teamwork: Lessons from London, Italy, and USA 

Please join this Global Tracheostomy Collaborative webinar on one of the great challenges of our time.  The session will show how cross-cultural insights are critical for overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic. Register here

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UK; Tuesday 22nd April at 8pm.


1.  Describe the current state of COVID-19 outbreak in ICU, hospital, and communities in Europe  (United Kingdom and Italy) 

2. Reflect on what we know about viral infectivity, time course, transmission, and state of the art in testing and diagnosing 

3. Provide an update on the new guidelines and protocols available for the management of tracheostomy patients during this COVID-19 era 


Michael Brenner MD, FACS 

Vinciya Pandian PhD, MBA, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN   


Dr. Asit Arora, PhD, DIC, DOHNS, FRCS 

ENT, Airway, Robotic Head & Neck Consultant Surgeon,

London Bridge Hospital, London, UK 


Dr. Neil S. Tolley MD, FRCS, DLO 

Senior ENT-Thyroid Surgeon Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK 


Dr. Peter J. M. Openshaw, FRCP, FMedSci 

Immunologist and Member of the New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (NERVTAG) 

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK 


Dr. Christopher Rassekh, MD, FACS 

Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 

Co-Chair, Hospital University of Pennsylvania Airway Safety Committee 

Director of Risk Reduction and Director of Professional Practice, Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 

University of Pennsylvania, USA 


Paolo Pelosi, MD, FERS 

Director, Chief Professor of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Director, Specialty School in Anaesthesiology, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy 

Head of the Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Unit at the IRCCS 

San Martino-IST Hospital, Genoa, Italy 


We welcome all nurses, physicians, respiratory therapists, speech-language pathologists, patients with tracheostomy, and family members.

Please register and invite your colleagues to join us to discuss and participate as our expert panelists:

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