LA Social Science spoke with Dr. Tomer Begaz, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and Director of Undergraduate Medical Education at UCLA-Olive View Medical Center, about his recent “Golden Apple” teaching award, how to keep safe from COVID-19 as our state starts to reopen, and when individuals should visit the Emergency Department.
0:00 – Intro
01:00 – About being a Golden Apple Award winner
02:28 – An album or book that’s gotten you through the pandemic?
05:11 – Why did you choose to work at LA County UCLA Olive View Medical Center?
07:00 – Impact of Corona virus on different communities
10:08 – What should we be thinking about as we open up during the pandemic?
12:53 – When should I go into the emergency room?
17:41 – Alternative ways to see a doctor
18:15 – Closing
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