Annual Stanford-Rambam Symposium to be Held Virtually; Will Focus on Emergency Management
The annual Stanford Medicine-Rambam Health Care Campus will be held virtually, and will feature a wide range of speakers from Israel and the United States, and will engage at the international, national, and local levels to identify how to advance the field of emergency management. November 3, 2020 In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year's annual Stanford Medicine–Rambam Health Care Campus Symposium is being held virtually. This virtual symposium will focus on "Disaster Preparedness and Lessons Learned from the First Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic", and will include lectures from leading physicians and healthcare professionals from both Rambam and Stanford. Among the topics to be discussed at the symposium: surge capacity, data sharing, public health infrastructure, coordination between health systems, mental health, and our “new normal”. Rambam is proud to share its knowledge and experience, and the list of Rambam lecturers consists of the following specialists:
Michael Halberthal, MD, MHA, General Director
Rafael Beyar, MD, DSc, MPH, President, International Friends Associations
Gila Hyams, RN, MA, Director of Nursing
Eyal Fruchter, MD, M.H.A. Director, Division of Mental Health
Hany Bahouth, MD, Director, Trauma & Emergency General Surgery
Itay Shavit, MD, Director of the Pediatric Emergency Department
Khetam Hussein, MD, Director, Infection Control Service
Oren Caspi, MD. PhD, Director, Advanced Heart Failure Center, Department of Cardiology
In addition, special lectures will be given by Ambassador Ron Dermer, Israel’s Ambassador to the United States, and the IDF Chief Medical Officer, Brigadier General Professor Elon Glassberg. The symposium will be livestreamed on Nov 9 - Nov 11, 2020, from 7:30am–10am PT / 5:30pm–8pm IST. A detailed agenda can be found here.
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