Recently the NCMS and NC Pediatric Society issued a joint media statement supporting students and teachers returning to in-person schooling based on the important role schools play in children’s educational achievement, health and wellbeing. Our panel discusses this statement, their thoughts on the pandemic and considerations about school staff and teachers.

Power Hour guests include:
Christoph Diasio, MD – Pediatrician at Sandhills Pediatrics and current president of the NC Pediatric Society;
Yun Bolyston, MD – Pediatrician at Burlington Pediatrics and current board member with the NC Pediatric Society;
Elizabeth Hudgins, MPP – Executive Director of the NC Pediatric Society;
Michael Utecht, MD – Emergency Physician at the Durham VA Hospital and current president of the NC Medical Society

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