Dr. Shannon Sovndal has a message for America. The doctor points out that in order to open up the economy safely, it is essential that certain protocols are followed,
Dr. Shannon Sovndal on COVID-19
Dr. So\vndal repeats what we hear ad nauseam. We must increase testing in a massive manner and we must codify acceptable social behaviors for the duration of the pandemic.
Sovndal understands that both for our health and the economy, we need to get back to work. But it only makes sense when it can be done safely.
While COVID-19 can be a depressing subject, Sovndal points out that we can use this paradigm shift as sort of a re-calibration. Things will never be the same again, but the new normal while different can be just as satisfying.
Who is Dr. Shannon Sovndal?
Dr. Shannon Sovndal is the author of the book Fragile. Shannon produces the Match on a Fire: Medicine and More podcast, and is a board-certified doctor in emergency medicine and emergency medical services (EMS). Dr. Sovndal attended medical school at Columbia University where he earned the prestigious Arnold P. Gold Foundation Award for Humanism in Medicine, and he completed his residency in emergency medicine at Stanford University. He is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and has worked extensively in pre-hospital medicine, the fire service, and tactical medicine. He is currently the medical director for numerous air and ground EMS agencies and works with the Denver FBI Tactical Team. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Association of Air Medical Services and is the medical director for the Rocky Mountain Tactical Team Association. Dr. Sovndal has also worked at the Clinical & Translational Research Center at the University of Colorado as a staff physician and was the team physician for the Garmin Professional Cycling Team, Slipstream Sports. He is the author of Cycling Anatomy, Fitness Cycling, and his upcoming book, Fragile. He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his family.
Please join my YouTube channel so I can get the numbers up to open up some more features and reach more folks. Gracias!