Osterholm and Co-Authors Detail Lessons Learned From COVID Response

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

To mark the end of the federal Public Health Emergency for COVID-19, several members of the Biden-Harris Transition COVID Advisory Board, including Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) and co-moderator of the Consortium’s COVID Controversies and COVID Consequences webinar series, collaborated on a guest essay published in the New York Times, titled "We Worked on the Pandemic Response, Here are 13 Takeaways for the Next Health Emergency." In addition to Osterholm, authors include Luciana Borio, MD, Senior Fellow for Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations, and Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD, Vice Provost for Global Initiatives at the University of Pennsylvania. Borio and Emanual were featured in the Consortium’s final COVID Controversies webinar, “What Is Our COVID-19 Future? Building the New Normal.” CIDRAP is a Consortium member center.