Save the Date! 2021 Disaster Planning for California Hospitals September 14 & 15, 2021
CHA is now accepting submissions for presentations for the 2021
CHA Disaster Preparedness Virtual Conference. The conference
is a unique opportunity for your organization to
showcase and share its emergency preparedness knowledge and
expertise with a cross-section of peers.
Submissions must be received by May 21.
The virtual conference is expected to draw more than 700 hospital
emergency preparedness coordinators, hospital
administrators, CNOs, EMS personnel and public health officials.
The event will take place virtually on September 14 & 15.
Presenters who wish to be considered for both general and
breakout sessions should submit an abstract for review. Suggested
topics include, but are not limited to:
COVID-19 best practices/lessons learned
Business continuity/recovery planning
Disaster planning for small/rural hospitals
Radiological/nuclear contamination planning and response
CMS emergency preparedness requirements — lessons learned
from our survey
Health care lessons learned
Situation reporting/information sharing in a disaster
Patient reunification and repatriation
Lessons learned from supply and pharmaceutical shortages
Financial and operational lessons learned post-disaster
Critical incident stress management and staff recovery
California climate change
For more information or to submit your presentation
abstract, email the CHA Education Department at