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

January 14, 2021

Collaboration Yields Rewards in Responding to the COVID-19 Disaster

The challenges presented by COVID-19 has strained the medical community in vast, diverse ways. Professional work stress due to illness of key staff members, low staffing levels making it challenging t...

January 14, 2021

Disasters Within the COVID-19 Disaster

Since the inception of the SARS-CoV2 disaster, Emergency Medicine physicians have been responding to the disaster with unprecedented dedication.

January 14, 2021

Hurricane Isaias and COVID19 - A Perfect Storm

Members of the Eastern HealthCare Preparedness Coalition (EHPC) in North Carolina are no strangers when it comes to hurricanes.

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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