Health Care Coalition Preparedness Conference 

Maryland Healthcare Coalition Preparedness Conference 2024

Registration is now open for the 2024 Health Care Coalition Preparedness Conference. This free, in-person event will include several educational/training sessions and networking opportunities for health care preparedness professionals. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Register here by May 29.

Thursday, June 13, 2024 | 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Hotel at The University of Maryland: College Park
7777 Baltimore Avenue
College Park, MD 20740

Featured Speakers 

Keynote Speaker

Collapse of the Champlain Towers South

A System-Based Response through Collaboration

Dave Downey


Dave Downey

Retired Chief, Miami Dade Fire Department

Former National Task Force Leader, FEMA Urban Search and Rescue



Getting Ready for Your Turn, Cyberterrorism in 2024

Craig DeAtley PA-C

Craig DeAtley, PA-C

Director, Institute for Public Health Emergency Preparedness, MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Emergency Manager, MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital

Co-facilitator, Emergency Management for MedStar Health



ASPR TRACIE Preparedness Planning Tools and Resources: Best of 2023

Audrey Mazurek

Corina Solé Brito

ASPR TRACIE Deputy Program Director

Audrey Mazurek

Audrey Mazurek

ASPR TRACIE Project Director



Pediatric Readiness Assessment Designations in Maryland Hospitals

Cyndy Wright-Johnson

Director for MD Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Program at MIEMSS

Dr. Jennifer Anders

Pediatric Base Station Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Children's Center, and Associate Professor of Pediatrics



501.c.3 Workshop for Healthcare Coalitions

Eileen Morgan-Johnson

Whiteford Law



Joint Active Assailant Interdisciplinary Workgroup and Emergency People Search Subcommittee Products & Resources

Randy Linthicum

Deputy Director, MIEMSS

Travis Nelson

Acting Director, Governor’s Office of Homeland Security

Bethany Brown

Deputy Chief Office of Emergency Operations, Maryland Department of Human Services



Assessing the Impact: The Explosion at Larkin Chase Rehabilitation Center

Kiesha Camp

Nurse Manager, Emergency Department, University of Maryland Capital Region Health

For any questions, contact Megan Roderick, Assistant Director, Hospital Preparedness Program, Maryland Hospital Association.