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Wednesday, March 3, 2010

7:00 a.m. Registration Commences
PRECONFERENCE I: Emergency Management 101 for Health Professionals
8:00 a.m. Welcome, Overview, Expectations for the Morning

Dee Grimm, RN, JD
National Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Western Region, BCFS, Emergency Services Division, San Antonio, TX
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Connie J. Boatright, MSN, RN; COL, USAR (ret.)
Emergency Management Consultant, Managed Emergency Surge for Healthcare (MESH), Indianapolis, IN
8:15 a.m. Emergency Management Planning and Emergency Operations Plans
  • Four Phases of Emergency Management
  • Standards, Regulations, Guidance
  • Establishing the Emergency Management Program
  • Developing EOP's
  • Exercising, Educating, and Maintaining your Plans
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Managing Medical Surge
  • Medical Surge Capacity and Capability
  • Patient Diversion and Tracking
  • Altered Standards of Care
  • MCI Management
  • Volunteer Management
  • Resource Management
  • Mass Fatality Planning
  • MOU's and Interagency Cooperative Efforts
  • Alternate Care Facilities
11:45 a.m. Legal and Ethical Trends in Emergency Management
12:00 p.m. Adjournment

PRECONFERENCE II: Thinking about the Unthinkable - Planning the Response to an Improvised Nuclear Device (IND)
8:00 a.m. Welcome, Overview, Expectations for the Morning

Tammy Taylor, PhD, PE
Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, Washington, DC (Co Chair)
8:15 a.m. The Fundamentals of Nuclear Disaster Planning

Robert Gougelet, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Emergency Medicine), Dartmouth Medical School; Director, New England Center for Emergency Preparedness; Director, Northern New England MMRS, Lebanon, NH
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8:45 a.m. The Effects of an IND

Brooke Buddemeier
Certified Health Physicist, Global Security Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA
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9:30 a.m. Initial Local Response and Implications for Public Health, Hospitals, and EMS

Joseph Albanese, PhD
Radiation Biodosimetrist for the State of Connecticut, Yale New Haven Health Center for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response; Clinical Professor in Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
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James D. Leo, MD, FACP, FCCP
Associate Chief Medical Officer, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, CA
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10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. The Ripple Effect - Referral of Radiation Casualties, Role of the Radiation Injury Treatment Network (RITN), Staff Casualties

Richard J. Hatchett, MD
Director for Medical Preparedness Policy, National Security Council, The White House, Washington, DC
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11:00 a.m. Ethical Considerations in Response and Referral

J. Jaime Caro, MDCM, FRCPC, FACP
Senior Vice President, Health Economics, Health Care Analytics, United BioSource Corporation, Lexington, MA
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Evan DeRenzo, PhD
Senior Clinical Bioethicist, Center for Ethics at Washington Hospital Center; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Hospital Ethics, Washington, DC
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11:30 a.m. Speakers Roundtable and Audience Q & A

Tammy Taylor, PhD, PE
Senior Policy Analyst, National Security & International Affairs Division, Office of Science and Technology, Policy, Executive Office of the President, Washington, DC (Moderator)
12:00 p.m. Adjournment

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

1:30 p.m. Welcome and Introduction to Day I

John Iglehart
Founding Editor, Health Affairs; National Correspondent, New England Journal of Medicine, Washington, DC (Co Chair)
1:45 p.m. H1N1: An International Perspective

Jean Luc Poncelet, MD, MPH
Manager, Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Washington, DC
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2:15 p.m. H1N1: HHS Perspective

Robin A. Robinson, PhD
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Director, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Washington, DC
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2:45 p.m. H1N1: DHS Perspective

Terry A. Adirim, MD, MPH
Senior Advisor, Office of Health Affairs, US Department of Homeland Security; Former Director of Emergency Medicine, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, Drexel University College of Medicine, Washington, DC
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3:15 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. H1N1: CDC Perspective

Glen Nowak, PhD
Director, Division of Media Relations, Office of Enterprise Communication, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
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4:00 p.m. H1N1: The State Public Health Perspective

Paul E. Jarris, MD, MBA
Executive Director, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Arlington, VA
4:30 p.m. A Global Perspective on Pandemics

Laurie A. Garrett
Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations, Pulitzer Prize-winning Author, "The Next Pandemic?" Foreign Affairs (July/August 2005), Washington, DC
5:00 p.m. Lessons Learned from the Local Public Health Response

Angela T. Dearinger, MD, MPH
Director, Kentucky Public Health Research Network, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
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Tamar Klaiman, PhD, MPH
Research Assistant Professor, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
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Glen Mays, PhD, MPH
Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Science, Little Rock, AR
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Michael Stoto, PhD
Professor of Health Services Administration and Population Health, Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies, Washington, DC
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Paul E. Jarris, MD, MBA
Executive Director, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Arlington, VA (Moderator)
6:00 p.m. Adjournment

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