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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January 27, 2023

Supply Chain Challenges, Coordination, and the DASH Tool

Shortages of radiologic contrast materials, normal saline, N95 masks, even aspirin. Shortages of a frequency and intensity that were once unthinkable.

September 7, 2022

Disaster Response to Mendon, Missouri Train Derailment

On June 27, 2022, the north central Missouri rural community of Mendon, Missouri, population 161, suddenly became the site of an unexpected railroad disaster when Amtrak passenger train 4 known as the...

September 7, 2022

Reflections of 9/11

September 11, 2001 has forever left an indelible impression in our minds and hearts. Like a computer-generated scene out of a movie, American Airlines flight 11 abruptly crashed into the north tower o...

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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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