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The Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health 10 Year Anniversary Conference - 10 Years On: Building the Discipline of Disaster Medicine and Public Health

December 4-6, 2023

In-person at the AGU Conference Center, 2000 Florida Ave, NW, Washington, DC
Live Online via Zoom

Continuing Education

The CME and CNE (applied for) are only for the Monday, Dec 4 and Tuesday, Dec 5 program only.

You can claim credit commensurate with your participation and receive a continuing education certificate if you:

  • Complete the online sign-in form for each day (Monday and/or Tuesday) You must sign in using this form on the day you attend.
  • Complete the online evaluation form for each day (Monday and/or Tuesday) Deadline to complete the evaluation is Friday, December 15, 2023.

Online forms are found in the Oxford platform on the “Home Page” (continuing education tab) and will be emailed each day.

Your certificate will be emailed to you after the conference once the sign-in sheets and evaluations are processed. If you don’t sign-in using the ONLINE form and fail to complete an ONLINE evaluation form you will not receive a certificate. 

Accreditation Statements

Medicine (CME) Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Requirements and Policies of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) through the joint-providership of the Westchester Academy of Medicine and the Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health. The Westchester Academy of Medicine is accredited by MSSNY to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians.

The Westchester Academy of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category I Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE) Accreditation Statement

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity is approved for 12.75 nursing contact hour(s).

Activity Objectives

Describe three strategies to build climate-resilient health systems and protect population health from the wide range of impacts created by climate change.

Identify three developments in 21st Century conflict medicine to provide humanitarian lifesaving interventions and prevent death and disability in affected populations.

Explain four ways emerging artificial intelligence (AI) decision aids and technologies augment disaster medicine and mass casualty incident response.

Discuss augmented reality (AR) applications in disaster health education.

Target Audience

All Health Professionals who may have a role in Disaster Health, e.g., Physicians, Registered Nurses, EMTs, Veterinarians, Dentists, Pharmacists, Public Health Professionals, academic researchers, students, administrators of private and public enterprise involved in disaster response.

How to Obtain CE Credit

Participants can claim credit commensurate with participation and complete the evaluation online to earn credit hours and obtain a CE certificate.  

Disclosure Statement

Policies and standards of the Westchester Academy of Medicine, the Medical Society of the State of New York and the Accreditation for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) adhere to the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education and require all planners, faculty and all who have control of educational content, to identity, disclose and mitigate all relevant financial relationships to the learners. 

The planner(s) and faculty participant(s) and all who have control of of this educational content do not have any relevant financial relationships with any ineligible company whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. There are no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for those with the ability to control the content of this activity.

This activity has been funded by an unrestricted educational grant from Quest Diagnostices

Any discussion of investigational or unlabeled uses of a product will be identified.

Latasha Allen, MSPH, MEDM
Rita Burke, PhD, MPH
Joseph Cuthbertson, PhD, MPH, MS
Katherine Fogelberg, DVM, PhD
Attila Hertelendy, PhD
James James, MD, DrPH, MHA
Terris Kennedy, PhD, RN
Kelly Klein, MD
Erica Nelson, MD, PhM, MAS
Alice O’Donnell
Frank Ritter, PhD
Cheryl Schmidt, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN
Ruth Steinbrecher, MPH
Eric Weinstein, MD, MScDM

Helga Marie Scharf-Bell, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, RN, NDHP-BC
Wayne E Cascio, MD, FACC 
David P Eisenman, MD, MSHS
Benjamin Ryan, PhD, MPH, REHS
Jessica Ryder, MBBS
Flavio Salio, PhD 
Hannah B Wild, MD
Luca Ragazzoni, MD, PhD
Tehnaz Boyle, MD, PhD
Marta Caviglia, MD
Rebekah Cole, PhD, MEd
Jeffrey Franc, MD, FCFP, MSc(Disaster Med), MS (Statistics), Dip Sport Med
Dónal O'Mathúna, BSc(Pharm), MA, PhD
Matt P Turek, PhD

Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health  is a 501(c)  non-profit organization. 

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