Event date: 10/13/2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Export event
SVHC Today: Virtual COVID Q & A for Manchester
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SVHC Today: Virtual COVID Q & A for Manchester

and the Northshire


Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) will host a free COVID webinar featuring its clinical experts for residents of Manchester and the Northshire 6 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 13. The event will include the latest advice on travel, vaccinations, COVID and flu prevention and an interactive Q & A session with SVHC’s physicians and is one of five planned region-wide throughout the month. Attendees are encouraged to register and submit their questions in advance here.

The events are part of an annual series known as SVHC Today. SVHC’s President and CEO Tom Dee will kick off each of the five events with health system updates, before passing the virtual podium to clinical experts.

The panelists for each session include the hospital’s chief medical officer, infectious disease physician, and a primary care provider from the region. They will answer both pre-submitted and live questions. Panelists for the Manchester SVHC Today include:

Trey Dobson, MD, received his bachelor’s degree in physics from The University of the South in Tennessee, a master’s degree in geology from the University of Wyoming and his medical degree from The University of Tennessee. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at the University of Virginia. He lives in Bennington with his wife and two sons.

Marie George, MD is an infectious disease specialist at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) Infectious Disease and the chair of Antibiotic Stewardship at SVMC. She received her medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, and attended University of Connecticut as an undergraduate. She completed her residency at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and a fellowship at Tufts University/New England Medical Center, both in Boston. Dr. George is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Bob Schwartz, MD, is a family medicine physician at SVMC Northshire Campus and the associate medical director of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians. He earned his medical degree at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, trained during his residency at Lancaster General Hospital in Pennsylvania, and completed a fellowship at the American Academy of Family Physicians in Kansas.

Additional SVHC Today events are scheduled for 6 – 7 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, October 6: Bennington and its surrounding towns
  • Monday, October 19: Wilmington and the Deerfield Valley
  • Wednesday, October 21: Williamstown, MA, and the Northern Berkshires
  • Thursday, October 29: Hoosick Falls, NY

Each includes a local primary care provider. Attendees are encouraged to register for and attend the presentation associated with the town in which they reside.Click here to register.


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