Massachusetts Medical Society: Being Prepared for the Unexpected: Building Resilient Communities

Being Prepared for the Unexpected: Building Resilient Communities

May 18, 2016
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Agenda

5:15 p.m.

Registration and Light Dinner


6:00 p.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

James B. Broadhurst, MD
Chair, MMS Committee on Preparedness
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
University of Massachusetts Medical School


Mary E. Clark, JD, MPH
Director, Office of Preparedness and Emergency Management
Massachusetts Department of Public Health


6:20 p.m.

Presentations

What You Need to Know: Recognizing Threats and Reporting Suspicious Activity
Commissioner William B. Evans
Boston Police Department


6:50 p.m.

ICS and Disaster Volunteers
John J. Burke. MS
Deputy Fire Chief
Sandwich Fire Department


7:20 p.m.

Are We Ready? Preparing for the Unpredictable
Eric Goralnick, MD, MS
Medical Director of Emergency Preparedness
Brigham and Women's Hospital


8:00 p.m.

Preventing Further Harm: Practical Insights
Lisa A. Crowner
Region 5 Coordinator
Office of Preparedness and Emergency Management
Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Handouts:


8:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion
Ritu Sarin MD, Facilitator
Vice Chair, MMS Committee on Preparedness
Director of Education
BIDMC Disaster Medicine Fellowship


8:55 p.m.

Closing Remarks


9:00 p.m.

Adjournment



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