Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health     Achieving Global Health Security

SDMPH 10 Year Anniversary Conference & Annual Meeting

10 Years On: Building the Discipline of Disaster Medicine and Public Health

December 4-6, 2023

AGU Conference Center, 2000 Florida Ave, NW, Washington, DC AND Live Online Via Zoom

Conference sessions examined the effects of disasters on vulnerable populations focusing on:

  • Climate change and disaster response
  • Conflict medicine and population health
  • Artificial intelligence, decision aids and equipment, and their effect on mass casualty incident response
  • Disaster medicine education, training, and competencies which are culturally and geographically relevant
  • Mental health

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

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).

CME Accreditation and Disclosure Statements

SDMPH Conference Committee Members

Latasha Allen, MSPH, MEDM
United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (USPHS) HHS FDA

Rita Burke, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Clinical Population and Public Health Sciences, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

Joseph Cuthbertson, PhD, MPH, MSc
Monash Injury Research Institute, Monash University, Australia

Katherine Fogelberg, DVM, PhD
Vice-President, SDMPH, Assoc. Dean, VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine

Attila Hertelendy, PhD
Professor, Columbia University, Georgetown University, Florida International University

James J. James, MD, Dr.PH, MHA
Executive Director, Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health

Kelly Klein, MD, MPH
University of Maine, Eastern Maine Medical Center

Erica Nelson, MD, PhM, MAS
Brigham & Women's Hospital, Dept of Emergency Medicine

Alice O'Donnell
Managing Editor, DMPHP Journal

Frank Ritter, PhD
Penn State, College of Information Sciences & Technology

United States Public Health Service (USPHS)

Cheryl Schmidt, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN
Clinical professor, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University

Ruth Anne Steinbrecher, MPH
SDMPH Board Liaison

Eric Weinstein, MD, MScDM
Research Associate, CRIMEDIM - Center for Research and Training in Disaster Medicine, Humanitarian Aid and Global Health, Università del Piemonte Orientale, Novara, Italy, Department for Sustainable Development and Ecological Transition, Università del Piemonte Orientale, Vercelli, Italy

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

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