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EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SUMMIT
AGENDA: DAY ONE
Monday, February 4, 2008

7:00 a.m. Summit Registration Commences
8:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction to Opening Plenary Session

John Iglehart
Founding Editor, Health Affairs, National Correspondent, New England Journal of Medicine, Washington, DC (Co Chair)
8:15 a.m. Assessing the Risk of a Worldwide Avian Flu Pandemic

David Nabarro, MD
Assistant Secretary-General and UN System Senior Coordinator for Avian and Human Influenza, United Nations, Former Director of Human Development and Chief Health Adviser, UK Department for International Development, New York, NY
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9:00 a.m. Americans at Risk: Why We Are Not Prepared for Megadisasters and What We Can Do Now

Irwin Redlener, MD
Associate Dean, Public Health Advocacy and Preparedness, Director, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY
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9:45 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. How Prepared is the Nation's Health System to Respond to a Disaster?

W. Craig Vanderwagen, MD
Rear Admiral, Upper Half, US Public Health Service, Assistant Secretary for Public Health Emergency Preparedness, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
11:00 a.m. The Role of the Department of Homeland Security in Medical Planning and Response to Disaster, Epidemic and Terrorism

Jeff Runge, MD
Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, Department of Homeland Security, Former Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Washington, DC
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11:45 a.m. Networking Luncheon
1:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions I

1.01. Emergency Management Strategies: "Are We Ready?" - Results and Discussion of a Comprehensive Survey on Disaster Preparedness of United States Healthcare Facilities

Jennifer Davey MHA, MSEM
Emergency Management Specialist, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA and Business Continuity Planning Workgroup for Healthcare Organizations (www.bcpwho.org)

Ric Skinner, GISP
GIS Director, Tighe & Bond, Inc., Worcester, MA and Business Continuity Planning Workgroup for Healthcare Organizations (www.bcpwho.org)
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1.02. Hospitals and Health Systems: Incorporation of Safe and Resilient Hospitals for Community Integrated Disaster Response

James L. Paturas, CEM, CHS-IV, EMTP
Deputy Director, Yale New Haven Center for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response, New Haven, CT
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1.03. Medical Practice: The "ing's" of Disaster Preparedness: Successful Planning, Partnering, Training and Drilling

Amelia Muccio
Director of Disaster Planning, New Jersey Primary Care Association, Hamilton, NJ

1.04. Emergency Management Strategies: Novel Approach to Medical Mitigation of Mass Casualty Disasters

Richard A. "Doc" Clinchy, PhD, EMT-P
Principal, ESF-8-CON, EMS and Military Medical Equipment Consulting, Navarre, FL
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1.05. Health Information Technology: Get Ready to RHIO - Health Information Exchanges and Emergency Preparedness

Jeff Odell
Senior Vice President, MedVirginia, Richmond, VA
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1.06. Terrorism/Bioterrorism: Planning for the Medical Emergency Management for Catastrophic Nuclear Events

Katherine Uraneck, MD
Senior Medical Coordinator, Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Program, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY
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1.07. Hazard Mitigation: Preventing Damage before Disaster Strikes

Laurel C. Lacy, MUP, MPH, CFM
President, Lacy Associates, LLC, Austin, TX
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Linda Lee, DrPH, REM
Chief Safety Officer, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Austin, TX

1.08. Case Study: 2001 World Trade Center Attacks

Glenn Asaeda, MD
Deputy Medical Director, Office of Medical Affairs, Fire Department of New York, Brooklyn, NY
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2:00 p.m. Transition Break
2:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions II

2.01. Emergency Management Strategies: Grassroots Response - Enabling Individual and Community Action in Disaster Medical Catastrophes

James Jay Carafano, PhD
Assistant Director, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies and Senior Research Fellow, Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC

2.02. Hospital and Health System: The Role of a Hospital CEO in Times of Disaster

Joseph Cappiello
President & CEO, Simulation Education Services, Oakbrook Terrace, IL
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2.03. Clinical: What Emergency Management Professionals Should Know about Antidotes for Radiological Agents

Tareg A. Bey, MD
Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of International Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA
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2.04. National Disaster Medical System: NDMS - Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night

David G. C. McCann, MD, CCFP, FAASFP
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Former Chief Medical Officer, FL-1 DMAT, National Disaster Medical System, US Department of Health and Human Services, Hamilton, ON, Canada
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2.05. Domestic Preparedness: Events Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction

Joseph F. Waeckerle, MD, FACEP
Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Missouri at Kansas City, Editor Emeritus, Annals of Emergency Medicine, Medical Officer, Kansas City Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Leawood, KS

2.06. Special Populations: Are you Ready to H.E.L.P. K.I.D.S.

Elizabeth Normand, RN, MSN
Clinical Nurse Instructor/Lab Instructor, Hospital of St. Raphael, New Haven, CT
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2.07. Legal Issues: Records Information Management Systems and Disaster Preparedness

Thomas D. Anthony, Esq.
Partner, Frost Brown Todd LLC, Former CEO, PacifiCare of Ohio, Inc., Cincinnati, OH
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3:15 p.m. Transition Break
3:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions III

3.01. Emergency Management Strategies: When You Just Gotta' Go! Health and Medical Evacuation Planning For Communities

Zachary Goldfarb, EMT-P
Certified Emergency Manager, Incident Management Solutions, Inc., Former Emergency Management Coordinator, New York Fire Department, Uniondale, NY
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3.02. Hospital/Long Term Care: Vertical Evacuations in Hospitals and Long Term Care Facilities

Scott Aronson
Principal, Russell Phillips & Associates, LLC, Plainville, CT
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Jerry Glotzer, MS
Director, Environmental Health and Safety, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Ryan Pirtle, MBA
Environmental Engineer, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

3.03. Regional Strategies: Pearls and Pitfalls of including Colleges and Universities in Community Metropolitan Medical Response Systems

David Bouslough, MD, MPH
University Emergency Medicine Foundation, Brown University, Providence, RI
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3.04. Emergency Management Tools: PrepLink - Overview of the Strategic Bio-defense Emergency Operations and Communication System

Kathy Criss, CBCP
Director, Disaster Management Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Cliff Denholm
Vice President and Chief Information Officer, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Rebecca Nelson, PMP
Project Director, Innovative Medical and Information Technologies Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
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3.05. Emergency Preparedness in Nursing Homes and Agencies Providing In-Home Care: What Have We Learned from Hurricane Katrina?

Sarah B. Laditka, PhD
Associate Professor, Director of the Master of Health Administration Program, Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
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3.06. Special Populations: Vulnerable, Silent and Compromised - Disaster Planning for Citizens with Intellectual and NeuroDevelopmental Disabilities

Rick Rader, MD
Director, Morton J. Kent Habilitation Center, President, American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry, Chattanooga, TN
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3.07. Emergency Management Communications: Emergency and Risk Communication

Margo Edmunds, PhD
Vice President, The Lewin Group, Falls Church, VA

Charles Fulwood
Partner, MediaVision USA, LLC, Washington, DC

Shane Harris
Staff Correspondent, The National Journal, Washington, DC

John Parker, MD
Major General, USA (ret) and Senior VP, SAIC, Arlington, VA
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3.08. Preparing for the Worst: How Disaster Responders Can Take Care of Themselves and their Team in an Emergency or Disaster Situation

Donna M. Hastings
Psychologist, Naticook Counseling Resources, P.A., Merrimack, NH
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4:30 p.m. Transition Break
4:45 p.m. Afternoon Plenary Session: Legal Considerations in Disasters and the Role Providers in Responding to an Emergency

Kristi L. Koenig, MD, FACEP
Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Director of Public Health Preparedness, Co-Director, EMS and Disaster Medical Sciences Fellowship, University of California at Irvine, School of Medicine, Former National Director, Emergency Management Office, US Depart-ment of Veterans Affairs, Orange, CA (Co chair)
5:00 p.m. Overview of Legal Considerations in Disasters

James G. Hodge, Jr., JD, LLM
Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Executive Director, Centers for Law and the Public's Health: A Collaborative, Core Faculty, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, Baltimore, MD
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5:45 p.m. The Role of Hospitals During a Public Health Emergency

Georges C. Benjamin, MD, FACP, FACEP (Emeritus)
Executive Director, American Public Health Association, Washington, DC
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6:30 p.m. Adjournment and Networking Reception




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