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Institute for Disease and Disaster Management – Our Focus Areas

Institute for Diseases and Disaster Management

Our Focus Areas

  • Share evidence-based infectious disease preparedness and response and all-hazards disaster management resources including toolkits, checklists and best practices.
  • Strengthen domestic and global health emergency management by developing content and training materials to support the healthcare delivery workforce.
  • Support national and international partners in the development and evaluation of infectious disease and all-hazards disaster management capabilities.
  • Influence domestic and international health policy and legislation and increase global health diplomacy.
  • Deploy a Volunteer Corps of NYC Health + Hospitals staff that can support local and international health entities in disasters via in-person or telehealth expertise
  • Train motivated individuals in the development and delivery of healthcare facility-based disaster management and infectious diseases response