OMA Town Hall on Paxlovid and Evusheld

Tue, May 10, 2022

Hosted by Ontario Medical Association

The OMA will host an online COVID-19 town hall on Paxlovid and Evusheld on Tuesday, May 10th from 7:30-9:00 p.m. The session will address considerations for prescribing Paxlovid for the treatment of COVID-19 and will provide an overview of Evusheld, a new prophylactic treatment for immunocompromised patients. The majority of the event will be focused on Q&A and will include a wide range of medical specialists and pharmacists to address physician questions. 

May 10th 7:30-9:30pm

Click here to register for the OMA Town Hall

The session will feature a lecture portion up front, covering Evusheld as well as accessing Paxlovid in Ontario and considerations when prescribing Paxlovid. The majority of the session will be dedicated to member Q&A. Panelists for the event will include:

  • Dr. Daniel Warshafsky*, office of Chief Medical Officer of Health
  • Dr. Andrew Morris*, Ontario Science Table
  • Dr. Kelly Grindrod*, University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy
  • Angeline Ng, Ontario Pharmacists’ Association
  • Dr. Lakshman Gunaratnam, Chair, OMA Nephrology
  • Dr. Simron Singh, Chair, OMA Medical Oncology/Hematology
  • Dr. Jane Purvis, Chair, OMA Rheumatology
  • Dr. Dave Wong, hepatologist, UHN
  • Dr. Sohal Goyal, primary care physician
  • Dr. Jeff Powis, infectious diseases physician, MGH
  • Dr. Chandi Chandrasena, OntarioMD

* speaking for the lecture portion of the event