NETEC Resource Library

Webinar on Special Pathogen Preparedness


Click for External Resource*

*The link above may share a zip file (.zip) hosted on Zip files will download automatically.
*All other links are external and will open in a new window. If you click an external link, you are leaving the NETEC site, and we do not maintain, review, or endorse these materials. See our terms of use.

Item Type


Terms of Use

By accessing these materials you are agreeing to our terms of use, which may be found here: Terms of Use.

Share this page:

Was this resource helpful?


Webinar on Special Pathogen Preparedness


On August 15, GNYHA and NYC Health + Hospitals (H + H) co-hosted a webinar to provide an update on special pathogen outbreaks now occurring internationally and how all hospitals can improve their readiness for potentially infected patients. Presenters discussed the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo and other notable outbreaks of concern.


Madad, Syra; Cagliuso, Nicholas; Struder, Sean; Dierbeg, Kerry




1 hour (2:00-3:00pm, August 15th).


This webinar is most appropriate for individuals involved in emergency management, infection prevention and control, emergency medicine, inpatient care, safety, public relations, critical care, and hospital administration. All registrants will receive a confirmation e-mail with webinar instructions one week in advance.

Webinar speakers include: Syra Madad, DHSc, Senior Director, System-wide Special Pathogens Program and Co-Principal Investigator of the Center for Global Healthcare Preparedness for Special Pathogens; Nicholas Cagliuso, PhD, Senior Assistant Vice President, Emergency Management; Sean Studer, MD, Chief of Medicine, H + H/Kings County; and Kerry Dierberg, MD, Section Chief, Infectious Diseases.