ACEP‘s 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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Featured News

December 8, 2021

Letter from the 2019-2021 Chair

A letter of thanks from the Immediate Past Chair

December 8, 2021

Advances in Response to Collapse Disasters

Lillian Lockwood, MD, FACEP ACEP, Disaster Medicine Section Secretary and Newsletter Editor It has been 40 years since the devastating 1981 walkway collapse of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kansas City, ...

December 8, 2021

COVID-19 Long-haulers Syndrome in Healthcare Workers?

Lillian Lockwood, MD, FACEP ACEP, Disaster Medicine Section Secretary and Newsletter Editor The stress and fatigue are palpable. We have all been working harder and juggling multiple demands. Many of ...

National Disaster Life Support Foundation, Inc.

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Until Help Arrives

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is excited to help announce the Until Help Arrives program, which was developed to educate and empower the public to take action and provide lifesaving care before professional help arrives.  We hope that you will find this information helpful in preparing to act when the need arises.

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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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