Sowmya Kanikkannan

About Sowmya Kanikkannan

Sowmya Kanikkannan, MD, FACP, SFHM is a practicing hospitalist, MBA candidate, assistant professor of medicine and former hospitalist medical director. She is past co-president for the Philadelphia chapter of SHM and has served on SHM’s national leadership and quality committees. She lives in Albany, NY with her husband and her daughter. Follow her on twitter at
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Not enough ventilators, a profound lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) and overwhelmed healthcare professionals. Hospitals and systems stretched beyond capacity in the hardest hit states. Routine care ground to a halt. COVID-19 has pushed the US healthcare system to its limit and exposed its fragility. It’s not a big secret that the US healthcare […]