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As part of the University of Massachusetts Medical School Disaster Medicine Fellowship program, we have a weekly Disaster Medicine Lecture Series. These lectures are held on Thursdays from 10am-12noon in the Emergency Medicine "Fishbowl" room LA-201 (next to the ED admin offices on Lakeside Level A of the hospital).

The lecture series is open to interested attendees. Click here for a map and directions to the Fishbowl room once you arrive on campus

2/27/14Journal club - topic: Hospital Exercise Design and Participation  
3/6/14DM Division meeting at 0900 (ER seminar room)
1. Dr. Yong: Hurricane Sandy Deployment
2. Dr. Suchenski: Infectious disease issues encountered on International deployments
  
3/13/14ROOM CHANGE: EM Seminar Room
Gina Smith: An Overview of UMMMC Emergency Operations Plan for an influx of trauma patients
  
3/20/14Canceled  
3/27/14Canceled   
4/3/14DM Division meeting at 0900 (ER seminar room)
Hospital recovery from disaster lectures, part 1
1. Dr. Broach
2. Dr. Milsten
  
4/10/14Emergency Management Committee HVA at 0730
Hospital recovery from disaster lectures, part 2
Dr Manuell - Disaster Recovery: The Often Overlooked Phase
Fellowship meeting at noon 
  
4/17/14Cancelled - ADLS this week  
4/23/14**Day of week and time change.  This lecture is Wednesday, 4/23 at 0800.  There is no DM lecture on Thursday of this week**

Dr. Jim Augustine, 0800: ED decision-making and priority setting; 0900 Hospital priorities for disaster preparation, and how they relate to community preparation; 1000 EMS lecture: topic TBA
  
5/1/14DM conference for the day is off-site at the "2014 Urban Shield Boston: Training Day Conference" (at the Boston Convention Center)
  
5/8/141. Dr. Yong: NGOs and GO's in disasters
2. Dr. Manuell: Post-traumatic growth after disasters
Fellowship meeting at noon
  
5/12/14New England Society of Disaster Medicine, inaugural conference being held in Boston.  Day long conference with the New England area DM fellowships.  Multiple lectures and interactive sessions.  
5/22/14Cancelled for off-site conference   
5/29/14Cancelled for off-site CEEPET course  
6/5/14DM Division meeting at 0900 (ER seminar room)
1. Dr. Gurkan Ersoy: "Triage in Disasters"
2. Journal club - topic: Resource management & altered standards of care (part 1)
  
6/12/141. Journal club - topic: Resource management & altered standards of care (part 2)
2. Hospital recovery from disaster lectures, Dr. Suchenski
Fellowship meeting at noon
  
6/19/14DM myths
1. PAHO video about DM myths
2. Dr. Erik Auf der Heide lecture on DM myths (video of lecture given)
  
6/26/14

1. Dr. Milsten: Leadership

  
7/3/14DM Division meeting at 0900 (ER seminar room)
LECTURES WILL BE IN SEMINAR ROOM, not fishbowl
1. Dr Manuell: It's a Tornado ... Now what?
2. Journal club - topic: US Public health preparedness report 2013-2014
  
7/10/14Conference canceled. Fellow taking DM course out of town  
7/17/14Conference canceled. Off-site conference.  
7/24/14Conference canceled.  Fellow out of town.  
7/31/14Journal club - topic: Volunteer and Donation management in disasters  
8/7/14DM Division meeting at 0900 (ER seminar room)
1. Dr. Broach - topic TBA
2. Dr. Milsten - topic TBA
  
8/14/14Journal club - topic: Surge Capacity and Capability  
8/21/14Conference canceled. Summer vacation.  
8/28/14Conference canceled. Fellow out of town.  
9/4/14DM Division meeting at 0900 (ER seminar room)
Dr. Frederick "Skip" Burkle (via Skype). "The Changing Face of Humanitarian Crises & Public Health Emergencies"
  
9/11/14Fellowship meeting at noon  
9/18/14

1. Colleen Bolen, City of Worcester, DPH. "A Public Health Approach to Emergency Preparedness"

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9/25/14Journal club - topic: PPE and decontamination 
10/2/14DM Division meeting at 0900 (ER seminar room)  
10/9/14Fellowship meeting at noon  
10/16/14
  
10/20/14Joint conference with IEM fellowship
*Please note, day of week change.  Conference is 10/20/14 Monday. Fishbowl 12:30-2:30pm
  
10/30/14Journal club - topic: Mass immunization and infection control issues  
11/6/14DM Division meeting at 0900 (ER seminar room)  
11/13/14Fellowship meeting at noon  
11/20/14Journal club - topic: NGO's, GO and USR teams in disasters  
11/27/14Canceled - Happy Thanksgiving  
12/4/14DM Division meeting at 0900 (ER seminar room)  
12/11/14Fellowship meeting at noon  
12/18/14Journal club - topic: Recovery from major incidents  
12/25/14Canceled - Merry Christmas  
1/1/15DM Division meeting at 0900 (ER seminar room)  
1/8/15Fellowship meeting at noon  
1/15/15
  
1/22/15   
1/29/15Journal club - topic: Mental health issues in disasters  
2/5/15DM Division meeting at 0900 (ER seminar room)  
2/12/15Fellowship meeting at noon  
2/19/15   
2/26/15Journal club - topic: Use of ultrasound in disasters  
3/5/15DM Division meeting at 0900 (ER seminar room)