University of Massachusetts School of Medicine

Disaster Medicine & Emergency Management Fellowship

Disaster Medicine Lecture Series

All lectures 1-3pm in the EM Seminar room (unless noted otherwise)

 

January 25, 2016: Dr. Anas Kahn, MBBS, SBEM, ABHS-EM, MHA. "Hajj 2015 Mina Stampede"

 

March 3, 2016: off-site conference "When Terror Strikes: Maximizing Survival During Multi-Site Attacks"

 

April 21, 2016: Doug Flavin, MA State Trooper "Civilian Response to Active Shooter Training"

 

May 19, 2016: Dr. Paul Biddinger "Development and maintenance of a Biothreats Care Unit and program"

 

June 16, 2016: Seth Peters, MPH "Emerging Infectious Diseases". Followed by Frontline Ebola documentary

 

July 21, 2016: Dr. John Broach "Boots on the Ground: Elements of Disaster Response" and Gina Smith, RN (commander of MA-2 DMAT) "Responding to Disasters"

 

August 18, 2016: BDLS course

 

September 15, 2016: Dr. James Augustine "Modern Challenges: Multiple Casualty Incidents, Burn and Blast, Active Shooter and High Impact Events"

 

October 20, 2016:  Lectures canceled

 

November 17, 2016: Dr. Richard Ellison "Bioterrorism, Avian Flu and MERS"

 

December 15, 2016: Dr. Eric Sergienko "CDC's response to Zika" and "WHO's PHE Operations Centre Framework"

 

January 19, 2017: Dr. Stacy Weisberg "Hot in Haiti"

 

February 15, 2017: Basic Disaster Life Support Course

 

March 16, 2017: no lectures this month

 

April 20, 2017:  Dr. Connie Nichols "Intersection between disasters and technology, how the use of IT can enhance disaster response." Followed by Dr. Andrew Milsten will then lecture on "Disaster Tourism".

 

May 18, 2017:  Dr. George Debusk, Trauma and Critical Care; General Surgery "Pathophysiology & Patterns of Injury: Burns, Blasts and Chemical & Radiological Disasters"

 

June 15, 2017: Gregory T. Banner, MS, CEM. Regional Emergency Coordinator,  Region I (New England) US Dpt of Health and Human Services,  ASPR/OEM/PREP. 2 Lectures: "Federal medical emergency management planning and response programs” and “1917 Halifax explosion/disaster”

 

July 6, 2017: Dr. John Broach. "The Incident Command System and Mass Casualty Triage"

 

July 13, 2017: Dr. Andrew Milsten "The Disaster Cycle in natural and man-made disasters"

 

July 19-20, 2017: Adanced Disaster Life Support Course

 

July 27, 2017: Dr. Mohamad El Warea, Senior Emergency Medicine Resident, American University of Beirut Medical Center "Riots: Mass Gatherings Gone Wrong"

 

Summer break!

 

October 19, 2017: Dr. Andrew Milsten "Analysis of Current Hurricane Season and the Damage Done"

 

November 16, 2017:

 

December 21, 2017: Dr. Ira Nemeth, Chair, ACEP Disaster Preparedness and Response Committee. "Regional Disaster Coordination (Medical Operation Centers, Healthcare Coalitions and Other Ways to Coordinate A Response)”

 

January 18, 2018: canceled

 

February 15, 2018: Dr. Andrew Milsten, "Mosh Pit Mayhem"

 

March 15, 2018: Dr. Bryan Wexler, Director, Director of the Division of Disaster Medicine and Emergency Management at WellSpan, York Hospital. Topic: "Crisis Decision Making"

 

New Academic Year!

 

July 3, 2018: Dr. Stacy Weisberg, "EMS literature review"; Dr. Andrew Milsten "Introduction to the DM Fellowship"

 

July 10, 2018: Dr. Andrew Milsten, "Introduction to Disaster Medicine"

 

July 17, 2018: Dr. Ira Nemeth, "Regional Disaster Coordination and an Overview of the Federal Preparedness and Response System."

 

July 24, 2018: Dr. Stacy Weisberg, "Work Life Balance and Time Management"

 

July 31, 2018: Tim MacDonald, MBA, NREMTP, EMS Supervisor/Worcester EMS Captain, "Tour of WEMS MCI trailer and communications; Also, discussions on EMS communications in disasters and EMS capabilities in disasters."

 

August 7, 2018: Dr. Connie Nichols, "“Intersection between disasters and technology, how the use of IT can enhance disaster response”

 

August 14, 2018: Dr. Andrew Milsten, "Surge Capacity in Healthcare Settings"

 

August 21, 2018: Dr. Joe Tennyson, "EMS literature review"

 

August 28, 2018: Dr. Stacy Weisberg, "EMS call run review"

 

September 4, 2018: Dr. Andrew Milsten, "Disaster Tourism"

 

September 11, 2018: Dr. Richard Ellison, "Infectious Disease disasters: The Bioterrorism and Epidemic Pathogens"

 

September 18, 2019: Dr. Sophie Monnier-Serov, "Working in the Loyalty Isalnds South Pacific"

 

September 25, 2018: Dr. Michael Hirsh, “Special Considerations in Pediatric Disaster Victims”                            

 

October 2, 2018: Lectures canceled: ACEP meeting

 

October 9, 2018: Dr. Nick Asselin, “Teaching to the adult learner”

 

October 16, 2018: Gina Smith, "Disaster Medical Assistance Teams - Just Trying to Make a Difference"

 

October 23, 2018: Dr. Steve Bird, "How to Give a Good Lecture"

 

October 30, 2018: Dr. Andrew Milsten "The Disaster Cycle in natural and man-made disasters"

 

November 6, 2018: Dr. Stacy Weisberg, "EMS call run review"

 

November 13, 2018: Dr. Matt Rebesco, "Medicine at Sea"

 

November 20, 2018: Lectures canceled. Happy Thanksgiving!

 

November 27, 2018: Lectures canceled. Ebola conference in Boston

 

December 4, 2018: Dr. John Broach, topic TBA

 

December 11, 2018: Dr. Matt Rebesco, "Stroke - Evolving Diagnosis/Treatment and Implications for EMS"

 

December 18, 2018: Dr. Stacy Weisberg, "EMS literature review"

 

December 25, 2018: Lectures canceled. Merry Christmas!

 

January 1, 2019: Lectures canceled. Happy New Year!

 

January 8, 2019: Dr. George Debusk, "Pathophysiology & Patterns of Injury: Burns, Blasts, Chemical & Radiological Disasters"

 

January 15, 2019: Lectures canceled. Basic Disaster Life Support Course

 

January 22, 2019: Gregory T. Banner, MS, MMAS, CEM. Regional Emergency Coordinator,  Region I (New England) US Dpt of Health and Human Services,  ASPR/OEM/PREP. "Haiti Response Overview: Patient Movement Mission”

 

January 29, 2019:

 

February 5, 2019: DM fellow on the TS Kennedy for a Sea Term with Mass Maritime Academy 

 

February 12, 2019: DM fellow on the TS Kennedy for a Sea Term with Mass Maritime Academy

 

February 19, 2019: DM fellow on the TS Kennedy for a Sea Term with Mass Maritime Academy

 

February 26, 2019: Dr. Martin Reznek, "Setting up a Quality Assurance System"

 

March 5, 2019:

 

March 12, 2019: Lectures canceled. Basic Disaster Life Support Course

 

March 19, 2019: Dr. Matt Rebesco, "Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)"

 

March 26, 2019:

 

April 2, 2019: Dr. Jonathan L. Burstein, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, "Changing Treatments; The Regulatory Reality"

 

April 9, 2019: Gregory T. Banner, MS, MMAS, CEM. Regional Emergency Coordinator,  Region I (New England) US Dpt of Health and Human Services,  ASPR/OEM/PREP. "Deployment Gear and Planning”

 

April 16, 2019:

 

April 23, 2019:

 

May 7, 2019:

 

May 14, 2019:

 

May 21, 2019: Lectures canceled. Advanced Disaster Life Support Course

 

May 28, 2019:

 

June 4, 2019:

 

June 11, 2019:

 

June 18, 2019:

 

June 25, 2019: Dr. Irwin Redlener, Professor of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Director, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Columbia University