Norah Karlovich, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Norah Karlovich, MD is a current PGY-1 in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. She is a recent graduate of Duke University School of Medicine where she was involved in the Hotspotting program for all four years. Her work with Hotspotting culminated in the development of the described interprofessional telehealth curriculum alongside fellow Duke and UNC Hotspotting program leaders and the institutions' Centers for Interprofessional Education and Care. She looks forward to growing her interest in interprofessional learning and patient care at UCSF.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic drastically expanded reliance on virtual care in clinical practice, as it offers increased flexibility and expanded access to care, particularly for patients with complex medical needs who are disproportionately impacted by non-medical drivers of health. Hotspotting programs partner health professions students with patients identified as “high utilizers” of health care resources in order to address social barriers to health, improve access to primary care, and reduce patient emergency department overutilization. Telehealth offers a solution to common social…