Meeting

Opportunities for the Future of Healthcare and Public Health Preparedness, Response, and Recovery: A Workshop


When: March 8, 2017 - March 9, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
Where: National Academy of Sciences Building (125) • 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418

Topics Biomedical and Health Research, Public Health
Activity: Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Disasters and Emergencies
Board: Board on Health Sciences Policy

On March 8-9, 2017, the Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Disasters and Emergencies will host a public workshop in Washington, DC.  


Workshop objectives include:

  • Examine challenges to medical and public health preparedness, response, and recovery in the context of topics such as global health security, communication and coordination, individual and community health resilience, and critical infrastructure protection.
  • Explore the direction of possible future policy actions and innovative approaches necessary to resolving these challenges.
  • Discuss possible opportunities for the Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Disasters and Emergencies and other stakeholders to contribute towards examining and addressing these challenges. 


Public registration is now closed.

*Note that there will be no onsite registration. 

Please contact Alexa Edmier (aedmier@nas.edu) if you have questions regarding registration. 


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