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Course Schedule

First Day
Sunday, June 6, 2021
All times are Eastern Time

11:00 AM – Noon: Telehealth & Remote Patient Monitoring Presentations & Panel Discussion

Panelists:

    • Gary Mann, BSc, MD, CCFP – Canada
      Program Chief Emeritus, Dept. of Emergency Medicine
      Ajax Pickering General Hospital
      Ajax, Ontario, Canada
    • David Mossinson, MD – Israel
      Deputy Director General, Meuhedet Health Services, Israel
    • Jonathan Siegal, MD, FACEP – USA
      Vice Chair, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Queens Hospital
      Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College
      Flushing, New York

Noon – 1:00 PM: Pediatric Disaster Preparedness: Lessons Learned From US & Israeli Experience Presentations & Panel Discussion

Panelists:

    • Michael Frogel, MD, FAAP – USA
      Chairman, US National Pediatric Disaster Coalition
      Senior Advisor, ASPR WRAPEM Pediatric Disaster Center of Excellence
      Principal Investigator, New York City Pediatric Disaster Coalition
    • Dagan Schwartz, MD – Israel
      Director, Emergency Management
      Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    • Yehezkel (Hezi) Waisman, MD – Israel
      Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
      Tel Aviv University

1:00 – 1:30 PM: Break

1:30 – 3:00 PM: Managing Adversities & Crises: Challenges & Dilemmas

Facilitator:

    • Michael Frogel, MD, FAAP – USA
      Chairman, US National Pediatric Disaster Coalition
      Senior Advisor, ASPR WRAPEM Pediatric Disaster Center of Excellence
      Principal Investigator, New York City Pediatric Disaster Coalition
    • Bruria Adini, PhD – Israel
      Head, Dept. of Disaster Management School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Second Day

Sunday, June 13, 2021
All times are Eastern Time

11:00 AM – Noon: The EMS System & COVID-19: What Went Well & What Did Not… and What We Have Learned Presentations & Panel Discussion

Panelists:

    • Gary Mann, B.Sc., MD, CCFP – Canada
      Program Chief Emeritus, Dept. of Emergency Medicine
      Ajax Pickering General Hospital
      Ajax, Ontario, Canada
    • Marvin Wayne, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FAHA – USA
      Medical Director, Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
      Associate Clinical Professor, University of Washington
      Whatcom County, Washington
    • Eli Yaffe, PhD – Israel
      Deputy Director General, Magen David Adom

 

Noon – 1:00 PM: Mental Health During & After Disasters Presentations & Panel Discussion

Panelists:

    • Joshua Morganstein, MD, DFAPA – USA
      Captain, U.S. Public Health Service
      Associate Professor and Assistant Chair, Department of Psychiatry
      Assistant Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS)
      Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
      Bethesda, Maryland
    • Deanna Sykes, NP – Canada
      Family Practice, Alberta, Canada
    • Nurit Zusman, RN, PhD, CBT Psychotherapist – Israel
      Nursing Director, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel

1:00 – 1:30 PM: Break

1:30 – 3:00 PM: Lessons Learned From the Israeli Healthcare System Presentations & Panel Discussion

Panelists:

    • Bruria Adini, PhD – Israel
      Head, Dept. of Disaster Management
      School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    • Brigadier General Tarif Bader, MD – Israel
      Former Surgeon General, Israel Defense Forces (IDF)
    • Ofer Merin, MD – Israel
      Director General, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
      Commander, IDF Military Field Hospital
    • Salman Zarka, MD, MPA – Israel
      Director General, Ziv Medical Center, Zefat, Israel

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