Pediatric Disaster Management Programs: Lessons Learned and Tools Shared
UC Davis School of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Oct 4, 2023  |  Disaster Planning for California Hospitals


A panel of pediatric disaster subject matter experts from the WRAPEM organization presented information on multiple aspects of pediatric care issues. The events of the 2022 pediatric respiratory viral surge and the lessons learned from that event will be covered, including template guidelines for pediatric contingency care standards. Experts will lead the discussion to the clear need for enhanced telemedicine and pediatric mental health services in our health care system, each to be discussed separately.

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  • Chris Newton, MD, Professor, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland; Milissa Chanice, Operations Director, WRAPEM
  • James Marcin, MD, MPH, FAAP, FATA, Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics, UC Davis School of Medicine
  • Merritt D. Schreiber, PhD, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Lundquist Institute, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA