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Katrina, a decade later: Pediatric disaster readiness


Presented by
Steven Krug, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Head, Division of Emergency Medicine, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital

Learning Objectives:
Attendees of this session will be able to:

  1. Acknowledge disasters as a growing public health concern posing unique challenges for children & pediatricians
  2. Recognize the fundamental link between day-to-day emergency preparedness and disaster readiness
  3. Review progress made over the past decade and identify pediatric disaster planning, response & recovery concerns where key gaps remain
  4. Recognize areas of opportunity & need where participation by pediatricians can serve to further improve disaster readiness

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