Speaker: Leadership in times of crisis requires personal awareness

DENVER — A leader must first have personal awareness before taking action during a crisis, according to the keynote speaker here at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America annual conference.
“This health crisis has been simmering for decades … certainly COVID-19 uncovered a lot of crises in addition to injustices we saw,” Patrice Harris, MD, MA, cofounder and CEO of eMed and former president of the American Medical Association, said during her presentation. “We could say that [COVID-19 brought to light] the lack of infrastructure in this country.”

DENVER — A leader must first have personal awareness before taking action during a crisis, according to the keynote speaker here at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America annual conference.
“This health crisis has been simmering for decades … certainly COVID-19 uncovered a lot of crises in addition to injustices we saw,” Patrice Harris, MD, MA, cofounder and CEO of eMed and former president of the American Medical Association, said during her presentation. “We could say that [COVID-19 brought to light] the lack of infrastructure in this country.”