Front and Center: A Nurse and a Physician Assistant Face Their New Realities

Caroline Harting
May 28, 2020

In the second installment of our video series of personal accounts from the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, meet Rakiyah Jones, assistant professor at the School of Nursing and family nurse practitioner, and Stephanie Rosa, an emergency medicine physician assistant at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. They share insights into how COVID-19 is devastating communities of color and the impact that layers of personal protective equipment (PPE) have on connecting with severely ill patients.

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