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Medical Leadership in Disaster Preparedness and Response: Virtual Conference

UPDATE: The Medical Leadership in Disaster Preparedness and Response Virtual Conference has reached capacity and registration is now CLOSED.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE) is pleased to host the Medical Leadership in Disaster Preparedness and Response Virtual Conference February 7-8, 2024. Speakers in this two half-day virtual conference will discuss the spectrum of their medical leadership responsibilities and some of the specific challenges they have faced in this role. We encourage individuals who currently have (or are interested in obtaining) a medical direction role during disasters for their health care facility, public health department, emergency medical services agency, health care coalition, or other entity to register for these informative, interactive sessions.  

Day One (February 7, 2024, 12:30-5:00 PM ET) of the virtual conference will set the stage with panels focusing on:

  • Providing a framework for disaster medicine leadership
  • How we can measure our effectiveness
  • The intersection of clinical care and emergency management
  • Preparing future leaders for the role

Day Two (February 8, 2024, 12:30-5:00 PM ET) will focus on specific topics of interest to the community, including: ·        

  • Medical Operations Coordination Centers
  • Crisis Standards of Care
  • Disaster medicine in rural areas
  • Equitable disaster planning and access to care
  • The role of public/private partnerships
Conference Materials

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