Interim President Michael Bernstein with Josh Miller and Carol Gomes
Stony Brook University Hospital is a part of the Stony Brook University community that upholds the values and ideas of excellence that Stony Brook has become so well-known for. As the COVID-19 pandemic has changed everything for the Stony Brook Medicine team, this episode of Beyond the Expected, “The Coronavirus Effect: Medicine Response,” looks at the temporary ‘new normal’ for the team’s faculty, staff and leadership. We will also discuss how they have been called to rise up to the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19. These individuals are working tirelessly, together, to stop the spread of this pandemic.
Interim President Michael Bernstein spoke with two Stony Brook University representatives with insight on how the University is responding to the crisis.
- Dr. Josh Miller is Assistant Dean for Clinical Integration and Medical Director of Diabetes Care at Stony Brook Medicine. He is currently running operations at the drive-through testing site for our community members, located on the university campus. He’s mobilizing, organizing and directing hospital staff in this challenging process and guiding initiatives to help the staff remain safe while administering swab tests.
- Carol A. Gomes is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Stony Brook University Hospital and has more than 30 years’ experience in the healthcare field. She shares the steps she and the Stony Brook University Hospital are taking to provide the best, safest care possible in a beyond-challenging environment.
This episode originally aired on Facebook Live on Wednesday, March 25, 2020.