Cleavon Gilman

Cleavon Gilman is an Emergency Medicine physician in Arizona.[1]While serving in Iraq as member of the Shock Stabilization Team for Alpha Surgical Company, Dr. Gilman also provided medical coverage to an Explosive Ordnance Disposal team and civilian Iraqis.[2]Dr. Gilman graduated from the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine in June 2016.[3]Gilman is a doctor of emergency medicine in New York City, where more than 29,500 people have been hospitalized with COVID-19 so far.[4]Gilman is also a musician who raps about physician wellness , health policy, and evidence-based medicine, a fiance to his partner of 16 years, and an uncle to 10- and 12-year-old girls whom he raises like daughters.'[5]Since the spring, Gilman has become a social media tour de force.[6]

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COVID combat fatigue: 'I would come home with tears in my eyes.'

"But I feel like the 20,000 people that died in New York died for nothing." At one long-term care facility she staffed, 22 people died in 10 days. Gilman's first coronavirus tour began as a resident at New York-Presbyterian at the height of last spring. For the first time since the pandemic began, Dass broke down and began to cry.[6]


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IN MY ORBIT: Dr. Cleavon Gilman Auditions as the New Dr. Fauci

According to his bio, Dr. Gilman has been on the front lines of COVID-19 in New York City since March, and decided to document his experiences in a “ Covid Diary “. Dr. Gilman ranted about the lack of available COVID ICU Beds, and about Governor Ducey’s handling of the COVID pandemic in general. Had Dr. Gilman been looking at the November 22 numbers of ICU beds available for COVID dedicated patients, he would have seen that only 27 percent of the COVID-designated ICU beds were in use. From Dr. Gilman’s thread,[1]


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A New York City ER doctor who served in Iraq says the coronavirus has turned his hospital in 'a war zone'

ER doctor Cleavon Gilman works at a New York City hospital, where "everyone's COVID" right now. Gilman, who was previously a marine medic in Iraq, says being surrounded by death in the city feels "a lot harder" than being in Iraq because "there are no boundaries of a war zone" for COVID-19. Gilman said it's fairly common for two or three patients to die on every shift he works right now. "That's what's very hard about it," Gilman said.[4]


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