Preparedness-DiscussionLast month,Emergency Department physicians and nurses, department chiefs, hospitaladministrators and safety management personnel gathered together for the AnnualEmergency Department Disaster Preparedness Round Table Discussion. Lead bycourse director Pete Sananman, MD, assistant professor of Clinical EmergencyMedicine at PPMC, the conference gathered together key stakeholders in an effort to shareand disseminate informationwhich will aid in theimprovement of Hospital Emergency Department(ED) Specific disaster planning. Attendeesfrom the three main spheres of expertise(safety/facilities, administration andclinical) spent half a day interfacing andexchanging ideas on training techniques,and creating and implementing anED-specific disaster plan.

Many thanks to all whoparticipated and attended the discussion!

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