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September 18, 2020

Preparing for the Next Pandemic

In the "Preparing for the Next Pandemic" Summit, panelists discussed lessons learned during the COVID-19 crisis and what emergency medicine as a specialty should do to better handle the next pandemic.

There were eight one-hour sessions – Communications, Data and Analysis, Deployment and Distribution of Physicians and Other Health Care Workers, Disparities and Vulnerable Populations, Information Flow, Research, Supply Chain, and Workforce Support and Sustainability.

Communications Session

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Panelists

  • Stephen Anderson, MD, FACEP (Lead) - Immediate Past Chair, ACEP Board of Directors
  • Nancy Calaway, CAE - Director, Member Communications and Marketing, ACEP
  • Steve Stack, MD, MBA, FACEP - Commissioner, Kentucky Department for Public Health; Past President, American Medical Association
  • Sandra Schneider, MD, FACEP – Associate Executive Director, Clinical Affairs, ACEP
  • Anne Zink, MD, FACEP – Chief Medical Officer, State of Alaska

Data and Analysis Session

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Panelists

  • Stephen Cantrill, MD, FACEP (Lead) - Chair, ACEP Expert Epidemic Panel; Member, Colorado Governor’s Expert Emergency Epidemic Response Committee, NIH COVID-19 Treatment Panel
  • James Augustine, MD, FACEP - Chairman, National Clinical Governance Board, US Acute Care Solutions; Past Member, ACEP Board of Directors
  • JT Finnell, MD, MSc, FACEP - Member, ACEP Board of Directors; Indiana School of Medicine
  • Todd Taylor, MD, FACEP - Vice-Chair, ACEP Health Innovation & Technology Committee

Deployment and Distribution of Physicians and Other Health Care Workers Session

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Panelists

  • Kate Heilpern, MD, FACEP (Lead) - Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Brendan Carr, MD, FACEP - Professor and System Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine
  • Jody Crane, MD, MBA, FACEP - Chief Medical Officer, TeamHealth
  • Mansoor Khan, MD – Senior Vice President, Envision Envoy Program

Disparities and Vulnerable Populations Session

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Panelists

  • Gail D’Onofrio, MD, FACEP (Lead) - Chair and Professor Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine; Professor, Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale School of Public Health
  • Harrison Alter, MD, FACEP -Interim Medical Director, Alameda County Health Care for the Homeless; Clinical Professor UCSF; Director, Andrew Levitt Center for Social Emergency Medicine
  • Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, FACEP – Chair, ACEP Board of Directors; Professor, Dept. of EM, Dept. of Epidemiology/Public Health, Univ. of MD School of Medicine; Interim ED Chief, Baltimore VA
  • Lynne Richardson, MD, FACEP - Co-Director, Institute for Health Equity Research; Professor and System Vice Chair, Emergency Medicine Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Aisha Terry, MD, FACEP – Member, ACEP Board of Directors; Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington Univ. SOM and Dept of Emergency Medicine

Information Flow Session

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Panelists

  • Christopher Kang, MD, FACEP (Lead) – Secretary-Treasurer, ACEP Board of Directors
  • Cameron Buck, MD, FACEP - Immediate Past President, Washington Chapter, ACEP; ED Director, Valley Medical Center, Renton, WA
  • Kristin McCabe-Cline, MD, FACEP - President, ACEP Florida Chapter; Regional Operations Coordinator, Emergency Medicine Professionals; EMS Director, Flagler County, FL
  • Jolion McGreevy, MD, MBE, MPH - Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, The Mt. Sinai Hospital, NY; Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Research Session

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Panelists

  • David Talan, MD, FACEP (Lead) - Professor of EM and Medicine (Infectious Diseases) in Residence (Emeritus), David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Chairman Emeritus, Dept. of EM, UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center
  • Donald Yealy, MD, FACEP – Deputy Editor, Annals of Emergency Medicine; Professor and Chair of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh/UPMC

Supply Chain Session

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Panelists

  • Gillian Schmitz, MD, FACEP (Lead) – Vice-President, ACEP Board of Directors; Associate Professor of Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University
  • Michael Ganio, Pharm.D, MS, FASHP – Senior Director, Pharmacy Practice and Quality, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • Shuhan He, MD - Associate Director, Digital Growth, Strategic Alliances, Center for Innovation in Digital HealthCare, Massachusetts General Hospital; Co-Founder, GetUsPPE
  • Megan Ranney, MD, MPH, FACEP – Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Brown University; Co-Founder, GetUsPPE

Workforce Support and Sustainability Session

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Panelists

  • Alison Haddock, MD, FACEP (Lead) – Member, ACEP Board of Directors; Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Jay Kaplan, MD, FACEP - Past President, ACEP; Care Transformation Medical Director, LCMC Health; Clinical Associate Professor, LSU Health Sciences Center; Attending Physician, Univ. Medical Center
  • Jack Rozel, MD, MSL, DFAPA – President, AAEP; Resolve Crisis Services of UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Pittsburgh
  • Jodi Talia – Chief Development Officer, ACEP
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