Clinicians at the MGH have been closely monitoring the spread of a new coronavirus – first detected in China last month. Erica Shenoy, MD, PhD, associate chief of the MGH Infection Control Unit, offers insight into what everyone should know about this virus.
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Mass General Hospital: Emergency Medicine
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Boston, MA 02114-2696
- MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
- Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
American Board Certifications
- Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Biddinger's academic interests are focused in disaster medicine and response. He has led numerous research and other funded projects funded by the ASPR, CDC, AHRQ and others regarding emergency preparedness and response.
- Feb | 7 | 2020
How can we help our friends, family and colleagues in China? It is a question that many MGH staff and community members have asked in the wake of the global coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak.
- Jun | 15 | 2018
Clear, concise and consistent communication is key during any emergency. As part of the MGH’s ongoing efforts to improve and strengthen its emergency program, a new set of plain language codes has been implemented.
- Oct | 4 | 2019
A recent emergency preparedness exercise examined ways that hospitals can work together during a disaster to share clinical expertise and resources to provide the best care for patients.
- Aug | 23 | 2019
The MGH has activated its Hospital Incident Command System to respond to an impending heparin shortage expected to impact hospitals – including the MGH – across the globe.
- Sep | 3 | 2019
In recognition of September as National Preparedness Month, Paul Biddinger, MD, director of the Center for Disaster Medicine, shares helpful tips on how to best be prepared.