Medical Leadership in Disaster Preparedness and Response: Virtual Conference
Are you currently responsible for the medical direction of a health care entity in the event of a disaster? Are you interested in serving in that role in the future? 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. This two half-day virtual, interactive conference will feature individuals who have a medical direction role during disasters for their health care facility, public health department, emergency medical services agency, health care coalition, or other entity discussing the spectrum of their medical leadership responsibilities and some of the specific challenges of the role.
We encourage participants to attend the entire virtual conference, but you MUST register for each day you would like to attend.
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
For additional details and to register for the virtual conference, please visit ASPR TRACIE’s Conference Information Page. Attendance will be limited; register early.