Mental Health and Wellbeing in the COVID-19 Era: Effective Tips on How to Care for Your Patients and Yourself

Online via WebEx

The Continuing Medical Education Office at the LAU Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine invites you to attend the Grand Round provided by:

  • Dr. Wael Salame, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine/Division of Psychiatry
  • Dr. Myriam El Khoury-Malhame, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Social Sciences - LAU

This webinar will be addressing the big elephant in the room; talking about the mental health toll of COVID-19, relating to the infection itself and to the subsequent fear, isolation and uncertainties, as per the recent data at the global and local level. Also, it will identify the importance of addressing mental health to decrease the negative physiological and psychological impact of stress and better boost immunity and recovery. And, psychiatric and psychological recommendations and tips will be provided to assist the medical team in tailor-making their care of patients and caretakers, during and after COVID-19 infections.


Dr. Wael Salame is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Psychiatry at the LAU Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine. Dr. Wael Salame obtained his M.D. degree from LAU in 2013 and pursued his residency training in Clinical Psychiatry at the LAUSOM. Dr. Salame is an international member of the European Psychiatric Association and a member of the European Council of Neuropsychopharmacology. Dr. Salame has an active involvement in research in the fields of psychiatry, simulation-based medical education (SBME) and teaching methodologies, and is the author of more than 7 peer-reviewed publications and one Book Chapter.

Dr. Myriam El Khoury-Malhame received her PhD in Neurosciences and Clinical Psychology from the Aix-Marseille II University, France, in 2011. She is a licensed clinical psychologist with certifications in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) by the French EMDR Association and in CBT Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) by the Lebanese CBT Association. She has taught in different Lebanese universities and held a private practice for six years. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Psychology in the department of Social Sciences at LAU.

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Event number: 175 541 2710
Event password: Wm5wpSPaN95

One CME/CPD Credit will be offered for attending this webinar.