Evolving Crisis Standards
of Care and Ongoing
Lessons from COVID-19
Megan Snair, Aurelia Attal-Juncqua,
and Scott Wollek, Rapporteurs
Forum on Medical and Public Health
Preparedness for Disasters and
Board on Health Sciences Policy
Health and Medicine Division
Proceedings of a Workshop Series
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PLANNING COMMITTEE ON EVOLVING CRISIS STANDARDS OF CARE AND LESSONS LEARNED1
ERIC TONER (Chair), Senior Scholar, Johns Hopkins University
ASHA DEVEREAUX, Senior Medical Officer, Sharp Coronado Hospital
MEGAN JEHN, Associate Professor, Arizona State University
ANUJ MEHTA, Pulmonary and critical care physician, Denver Health and Hospital Authority
GREGG S. MEYER, President, Community Division, and Executive Vice President, Value-Based Care, Mass General Brigham
MONICA E. PEEK, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago
JENNIFER PIATT, Deputy Director, Network for Public Health Law–Western Region Office
ERIN SERINO, Deputy Chief of Staff, Boston Emergency Medical Services
TENER GOODWIN VEENEMA, Contributing Scholar, Professor of Nursing, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
MICHAEL WARGO, Vice President and Chief, Enterprise Preparedness and Emergency Operations, HCA Healthcare
SHANDIIN WOOD, Health Systems Epidemiologist and Tribal Liaison, New Mexico Department of Health
MATTHEW WYNIA, Director, University of Colorado Center for Bioethics and Humanities
Health and Medicine Division Staff
SCOTT WOLLEK, Forum Director
LISA BROWN, Senior Program Officer
AURELIA ATTAL-JUNCQUA, Program Officer
MICHAEL BERRIOS, Research Associate
KIMBERLY SUTTON, Senior Program Assistant
ANDREW M. POPE, Director, Board on Health Sciences Policy
1 The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s planning committees are solely responsible for organizing the workshop, identifying topics, and choosing speakers. The responsibility for the published Proceedings of a Workshop rests with the workshop rapporteurs and the institution.
LAURA RUNNELS, LAR Consulting
KELLY SCHENK, LAR Consulting
MEGAN SNAIR, SGNL Solutions
JUSTIN SNAIR, SGNL Solutions
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JAMES G. HODGE, Peter Kiewit Foundation Professor of Law, Director of the Center for Public Health Law and Policy, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
JEFFREY UPPERMAN, Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Vanderbilt University
MATTHEW WATSON, Senior Analyst, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security; Senior Research Associate Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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