Research in Progress; Dr. J. Samuel Surgical Facemask Design

Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Grand Rounds

Wednesday January 17, 2018 at 5:00 PM

This grand round has already taken place.

16-025 - Stony Brook, NY
January 17th, 2018
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours


Surgical facemask design


Dates and Times

Start: 1/17/2018 5:00 PM
End: 1/17/2018 6:00 PM


  • To describe surgical facemask design and factors that limit exposure, filtration, and leakage of aerosolized particles
  • Describe the role of ear loop length and chin strap for surgical facemasks and its affect on leakage
  • Explain the use of surgical facemask in health care settings and as personal protective equipment.


  • Dr. Joshua Samuel
    • Research in Progress: Surgical Facemask Design


Stony Brook, NY 11794


The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.