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The Center for Disaster Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital aims to improve health system emergency preparedness, response and recovery through comprehensive planning and training programs.
A division within the Department of Emergency Medicine, the Center for Disaster Medicine (CDM) oversees all preparedness and emergency management efforts at Mass General. The CDM helps organizations anticipate, plan, and train for, practice and respond to, and recover and learn from disaster events.
The Department of Health and Human Services selected Mass General to be one of 10 regional Ebola and other special pathogen treatment centers.
A U.S. News & World Report article quoting Dr. Paul Biddinger, medical director for emergency preparedness at Mass General.
Center for Disaster Medicine
The Center for Disaster Medicine seeks to provide consultative services for hospitals, health systems and their leaders seeking to optimize emergency management efforts. Learn more
Opportunities for joint strengthening and growth of Emergency Management programs designed to share best practices and identify strengths and areas for continued planning.
Effective emergency planning activities continue on an ongoing basis, and begin well in advance of any potential incident.
Development, facilitation and oversight of customizable education and training opportunities.
Effective exercise program management and exercise conduct ensuring continuity, quality and continuous improvement within an organization.
The Center for Disaster Medicine (CDM) has collaborated with partners to develop a range of tools and resources to assist responders prepare for emergencies.
The Center for Disaster Medicine (CDM) offers a fellowship program providing physicians interested in disaster medicine and/or emergency management an opportunity to accumulate a solid experience in an outstanding training program.
Massachusetts General Hospital has been consistently ranked as one of the top three hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report and is the only hospital to be ranked across all 16 specialties.
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