Leading Teams in a Time of Crisis Podcast

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the nature of work. Leaders must be equipped with the tools necessary to manage teams during moments of crisis and upheaval. The IDSA Leadership Institute is pleased to sponsor a conversation between three ID specialists on how COVID-19 has changed the ways they interact with their teams and how they have modified their leadership behaviors to meet the moment.

Target Audience

This CME activity is intended for infectious diseases and HIV physicians, academicians, pharmacists, and internal medicine physicians.

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast existing leadership models and behaviors in the pre-/post-COVID-19 world
  • List strategies for effectively engaging their teams during an emergency
  • Recall benchmarks for evaluating their efficacy as communicators
  • Summarize approaches for establishing priorities during a crisis
  • Recall practices to enhance self-care
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Faculty and Disclosures

Moderator: Joshua Hartzell. COI Disclosures: BMJ Best Practices, Honoraria.

Panelist: Wendy Armstrong, MD, Professor of medicine. COI Disclosures: Mass Med Soc Journal Watch, Compensation for writing journal articles.

Panelist: Constance Benson, MD, Professor of medicine. COI Disclosures: Gilead, Cytodyn, Consulting fee.

Planner/Reviewer: Michael Geisler. PharmD. COI Disclosures: nothing to disclose.

Staff: Colin Dixon. COI Disclosures: nothing to disclose.

Staff: Rachel Shnekendorf, MPH. COI Disclosures: nothing to disclose.


All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, IDSA is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statement
IDSA designates this enduring material for a ​​​​​​​maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Physician participation information will be shared with ABIM through ACCME PARS.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
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