Session Description: As the COVID-19 pandemic hit, delivery of patient care and medical
education has been forced to dramatically change in an expedited manner. Fellow continuity
clinics have been forced to adapt to a socially distanced world and rapidly utilize telemedicine
practices in the delivery of patient care. In this session, we look at the evolution of the modern-
day continuity clinic, changes to fellow education, and a look to the future of ambulatory
1. To understand the steps of virtual transformation of fellow continuity clinics.
2. To explore the role telemedicine has played in the pandemic, in current practice, and future initiatives.
Edward Kilb, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Pulmonary and Critical Care at the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed medical school training at Loyola University Chicago before moving to Charleston, SC for his internal medicine residency and subsequent Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship. Before joining the MUSC faculty in 2017, Dr. Kilb practiced critical care in a large community hospital in South Carolina, helping build an intensivist program from the ground up. Having worked in the community, he has experience addressing all the common critical care issues facing hospitals today. Dr. Kilb rejoined MUSC in 2017 starting a critical care fellowship as well as serving as Associate Program Director for the PCCM fellowship. He now serves as the Program Director of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at MUSC since 2019 with a focus in education. He has developed curriculum for medical students, residents, fellows and now community hospital groups through a novel critical care quality educational program called ICU Innovations.
Sophia Zimmermann, MHI is the Program Coordinator for the Pulmonary, Sleep and Critical Care fellowships at Medical University of South Carolina. She holds a master’s in health informatics from MUSC and a bachelor’s from Colorado State University. Prior to joining the Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Division, she was the Program Coordinator for the Ophthalmology Residency and the Glaucoma Fellowship at MUSC.