Disaster Medicine Section

Disaster Medicine

To provide a forum in which members of the College with special interest and/or expertise in the medical and non-medical management of disasters, mass casualty incidents, and mass gathering events can develop a knowledge base, share information, receive and give counsel and serve as a resource to the ACEP Board of Directors, the College membership, external organizations and agencies as well as others. To provide and promote the expertise of Section members in Disaster Medicine.

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October 9, 2023

Reflections on the Response to a Resident Physician Strike in New York City (NYC)

From the morning of May 22 to May 27, 2023, New York City Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst in Queens, also known as Elmhurst Hospital Center, faced the first resident physician strike in NYC over the last ...

August 23, 2023

Active Shooter Disasters in the Hospital: An Expert’s View

Writer Lucinda Millsom interviews Dr. Matthew J. Levy, Deputy Director of Operational Medicine, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

August 23, 2023

Categorizing Technologies for Use During Health Emergencies and Disasters

From drone deliveries of medical supplies to remote monitoring of patients and real-time telehealth consults in austere environments, the implications of technologies utilized for disaster and prehosp...

National Disaster Life Support Foundation, Inc.

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Start a "Stop the Bleed" program

The "Stop the Bleed" campaign is designed to provide civilians with the knowledge and tools to help control severe bleeding. Start a "Stop the Bleed" program in your local community.  View the Stop The Bleed Campaign Video here.

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Disaster Medicine Section members may send an email to all members of this section via our online engagED community.

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