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Hospital Surge Model Version 1.3: Description

Public Health Emergency Preparedness

This resource was part of AHRQ's Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) program, which was discontinued on June 30, 2011, in a realignment of Federal efforts.

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Appendixes

The Hospital Surge Model was originally developed in 2005 under a contract from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to Abt Associates and its subcontractors, Gryphon Scientific and Weill Medical College of Cornell University. The Hospital Surge Model is a modified version of the original Surge Model. For information about the original Surge Model, contact AHRQ or the Abt Associates Project Director.

Appendix A: Project Team

Name Organization
Tom Rich (Project Director) Abt Associates Inc.
Rocco Casagrande (Principal Investigator) Gryphon Scientific
Nathaniel Hupert (Co-Principal Investigator) Weill Medical College, Cornell University.
Myfanwy Callahan Abt Associates Inc.
Bill Rhodes Abt Associates Inc.
Andrea Hassol Abt Associates Inc.
Eric Hollingsworth Weill Medical College, Cornell University
Shirish Chinchalkar Department of Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, Cornell University
Wei Ziong Weill Medical College, Cornell University
Chris Macek Relyon Media, Inc.
Chris Templin Relyon Media, Inc.

Appendix B: Project Steering Committee Members

The following persons attended at least one of the Surge Model steering committee meetings held in March 2005, October 2005, and October 2007.

Name Organization
Sally Phillips (Project Officer) Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
George Alexander Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Health Emergency Preparedness
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Robert Claypool Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Health Emergency Preparedness
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Norm Coleman Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Health Emergency Preparedness
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mary DesVignes-Kendrick Center for Biosecurity and Public Health Preparedness
UT Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health
Michael Feeser Office of Policy, Plans and Preparedness
Department of Veterans Affairs
Edward Gabriel Director of Crisis Management
Walt Disney Corporation
Derek Goldstein Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Robert Gougelet Assistant Professor of Medicine
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Keith Holtermann Secretary's Operation Center
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Edbert Hsu Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response
Johns Hopkins University
Ann Knebel Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Health Emergency Preparedness
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Sara Klucking Science and Technology Directorate
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Teresa Lustig Science and Technology Directorate
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Carter Mecher Director, Medical Preparedness Policy
White House Homeland Security Council
F. Christy Music Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense, Department of Defense
Jonathan Newmark Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Health Emergency Preparedness
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Segaran Pillai CBD Chief Medical and Science Advisor
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Mark Roupas Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense
Department of Defense
James Rush Health Resources and Services Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Roslyne Schulman Senior Associate Director, Policy Development
American Hospital Association
Thomas Terndrup Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Daniel Walsh Decision and Information Sciences Division
Argonne National Laboratory
Eric Wasserman Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Health Emergency Preparedness
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Richard Zane Department of Emergency Medicine Brigham & Women's Hospital

Appendix C: Additional Surge Model Reviewers

Name Organization
Brooke Buddemeier Science and Technology Directorate
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Murray Cohen Chair
Frontline Healthcare Workers Safety Foundation
Peter Estacio Office of Research and Development Coordination
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Joseph Forsha Office of Mass Casualty Planning
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Richard Hatchett Associate Director for Radiation Countermeasures Research and Emergency Preparedness
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
William Hummer Office of Research and Development Coordination
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dawn Myscofski Science and Technology Directorate
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Lisa Rotz Director, Division of Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Melissa Sanders Chief, National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program
Health Resources and Services Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jaclyn Van Lieu Vorenkamp Head, Occupational Health Service
New York Presbyterian Hospital

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