Mental Health Symposium Being Organized by AUHS Schools and College Medical Center
By Sandor Szabo, MD, MSc, PhD, MPH, DSc (hc), Dean of the School of Medicine
On November 21st an advanced planning meeting was held, organized by Dr. Uvero, on the organization of a mental health symposium at AUHS on May 25, 2023, entitled “Beyond Pandemic: Solutions in Mental Health.” One of the professional co-organizers will be Gerald Maguire, MD, Chief of Psychiatry Section of our School of Medicine (SOM), along with Mr. Joe Avelino of College Medical Center in Long Beach, CA. The topics will also cover contemporary issues in post-acute care in mental and other illnesses, with a major focus on neurologic and psychiatric signs and symptoms associated with Long COVID. Other speakers from SOM will include Drs. Sandor Szabo (on the post-COVID stress syndrome) and John Heydt (on family medicine post-pandemic issues).