Surge Management Workgroup September Report

The Surge Management Workgroup held its September call on the 22nd. During this call the workgroup welcomed new NACCHO staff member Geoff Mwaungulu, Program Analyst.

After introductions members discussed next steps for the development of a webinar series focused on various subjects in surge management. Members decided to direct their focus on the creation of a single webinar to take place between November 2014 and January 2015, with more to follow.

Next steps for members are to reach out to subject matter experts in emergency credentialing, patient tracking, and resource sharing and share their interactions with the workgroup during the October call to determine speakers for webinar session(s).

About Geoffrey Mwaungulu, Jr.

Geoff Mwaungulu, JD, MPH, is a Senior Program Analyst for Public Health Preparedness, Law, and Ethics at NACCHO. His work includes identifying and addressing issues related to the implementation of federal preparedness and response policies at the local level, fostering collaboration between local public health and community partners to address community resilience, and leading initiatives related to public health law.

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