Annie Luetkemeyer, MD, professor of infectious diseases at UCSF, is an expert on the treatment of viral infections. On March 24, 2020, Robert Wachter, MD, chair of the Department of Medicine at UCSF, interviewed her on the evidence behind potential treatments for COVID-19 (including chloroquine/hydroxychloroquine, remdesivir and others), as well as how to assess new and existing drugs in a pandemic.
Chair of the Department of Medicine
Dr. Robert M. Wachter is chair of the UCSF Department of Medicine, which leads the nation in grants from the National Institutes of Health and is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best. His primary interests are health care quality, ...