Crisis Leadership in Disasters Symposium

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Crisis Leadership in Disasters Symposium

The National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH) held the Crisis Leadership in Disasters Symposium on September 6, 2017

at Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, MD. 


The Symposium provided an opportunity to explore crisis leadership training needs in the health professions, particularly health emergency and disaster response. The Symposium showcased Lieutenant General Ken Keen, who oversaw disaster response operations following the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and Dr. Leonard Marcus, founding Director of the Program for Health Care Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Slides from Dr. Leonard Marcus presentation on Meta-Leadership, Swarm Intelligence & Suspicion in Times of Crisis

Slides from Lieutenant General (Ret) Ken Keen on Leading in a Crisis: Perspectives from the Haiti Earthquake Response