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Pandemic Conversations: Working the Front Lines During COVID-19 — with Dr. Kevin Patterson
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In this episode of Below the Radar's Pandemic Conversations series we speak with ICU physician and writer Dr. Kevin Patterson about what he has learned working in the front lines during COVID-19. He chats with Am Johal about planning for a second wave, what we can learn from past pandemics, the relationship between this outbreak and climate change, and how we can improve our local healthcare systems here in Vancouver, Canada.
About Our Guest
Dr. Kevin Patterson is a writer and a physician specializing in internal medicine.
He grew up in Manitoba, and put himself through medical school by joining the Canadian army. As a specialist in internal medicine, he practices in the Arctic and on the coast of British Columbia. His first book, The Water In Between, was a New York Times Notable Book. Country of Cold, his debut short fiction collection, won the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize in 2003, as well as the inaugural City of Victoria Butler Book Prize. He lives on Saltspring Island, Canada.
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Johal, Am. “Pandemic Conversations: Working the Front Lines During COVID-19 — with Dr. Kevin Patterson.” Below the Radar, SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement. Podcast audio, May 14, 2020. https://www.sfu.ca/vancity-office-community-engagement/below-the-radar-podcast/series/pandemic-conversations/49-kevin-patterson.html.