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Finza Latif

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Finza Latif, MD, DFAACAP (Educators, ’20) is a medical educator  and child and adolescent psychiatrist. Finza currently holds a position as Program Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship and Director of Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service at Sidra Medicine and Research Center. Finza’s areas of professional interest include wellbeing in healthcare and the mental health of physically ill children. Finza can be followed on Twitter or LinkedIn.


Social Distance without Social Isolation: Providing Virtual Psychological Support and a Sense of Community

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a parallel pandemic of psychological distress across the world. Health care staff who are at the forefront are also highly vulnerable to psychological distress. There are several pandemic related contributing factors including fear of getting sick and infecting others, increased work demands, disruption of normal routine, uncertainty about the future and social isolation. Quarantine itself is a risk factor and promotes social isolation.

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Well done on all your efforts and genuinely giving back to your community without expecting anything in return....These are truly ... Read More
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I think this is the kind of support we need in this turbulent times of Pandemic. I have lots of friends suffering from the social ... Read More
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