International Conference on Disaster Medicine and Hurricane Resiliency

Focus on Health Professions Education and Healthcare Delivery


The devastation wrought by powerful hurricanes within the last two years attests to the need to prepare healthcare professionals to anticipate and respond to disasters. This conference will bring together physicians, nurses, educators, and other professionals to explore disaster medicine in the context of the threat posed by hurricanes and other severe weather events.

This international conference is hosted by American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC), in cooperation with Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians (HMFP) of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. It will be hosted on AUC's medical sciences campus on the Caribbean island of Sint Maarten.

 

Who Should Attend:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Veterinarians
  • Allied health professionals
  • Healthcare systems leaders
  • Emergency management agency personnel
  • Medical educators
  • Public health professionals
  • Climate and weather experts
  • Curriculum planners in emergency medicine and disaster medicine
  • Medical students, residents, and fellows

 

CME Credit

This Live activity, International Conference on Disaster Medicine and Hurricane Resiliency: Focus on Health Professions Education and Healthcare Delivery, with a beginning date of 03/08/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 16.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

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