Residents are a critical resource in addressing public health emergencies, which are not limited to infectious disease outbreaks, but can also result from natural disasters, accidents and conflict. With dual roles as healthcare providers and as trainees, residents are uniquely situated to participate in emergency preparedness and the mobilization of the response.
These guidelines are intended for:
- PARO members;
- Employer Hospitals and their representative organizations;
- University and residency program leadership; and
- Government and Public Health Agencies.