Disaster Preparedness with Dr. Antonio Dajer

Disaster Preparedness with Dr. Antonio Dajer

September 1, 2020

On this EMRA*Cast, Dr. Agboola sits down and talks to Dr. Dajer about his experience working as a physician during 9/11.  Additionally, he gives his personal approach to disaster planning.

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Host

Isaac Agboola, MD, MS

Yale New Haven Medical Center
PGY3
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Guests

Antonio Dajer, MD, 

Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine
Assistant Physician, New York Presbyterian

Overview:

On this EMRA*Cast, Dr. Agboola sits down and talks to Dr. Dajer about his experience working as a physician during 9/11.  Additionally, he gives his personal approach to disaster planning.

Key Points:

  • Collaboration between EMS and ED staff is critical 
  • Adapt to your own circumstances 
  • In a disaster do not go into a disaster mode mentality
  • Establish clear and central leadership
  • You can always make more clinical spaces in a disaster situation

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