Mass casualty emergency preparedness expert to speak July 14

July 13, 2016 | Events, News, UTMC
By Rebecca Schwan



An international expert on emergency preparedness for mass casualty events will speak at The University of Toledo Thursday, July 14, at 7 p.m. in Collier Building Room 1000A on Health Science Campus.

UT Health logoDr. Arie Eisenman, head of internal medicine at the Galilee Medical Center in Nahariya, Israel, and co-chair of Partnership2Gether Medical Task Force, will discuss how countries and medical institutions have organized effective responses to large-scale trauma events.

Eisenman will explain the best practices, procedures and checklists the Galilee Medical Center uses to triage and care for patients. The government hospital is located six miles from the Lebanese border and has provided medical care for more than 1,000 Syrian casualties over the last three years.

The lecture is sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo.