Feb 26

19th Annual Snowbird Luncheon


Boca Raton, Florida

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Region
Mid-Atlantic, Southea
Presentation
First Aid Nation: Emergency Medical Response in Times of War and Terrorism
Dr. Oren Wacht
Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical Simulation Center, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Date
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Monday, February 26, 2018
11:30 a.m.
Location
Bocaire Country Club
4989 Bocaire Boulevard
Boca Raton, Florida
Event Chairs
Mid-Atlantic Region, Philadelphia Chapter: Robert Dunn, Ann Waldman, and Dorothy Wasserman
Greater Florida Region: Sherry and Leonard Epstein, Harriet and Mervin Hartman, and Marilyn and Ed Kaplan

By invitation only.


RSVP

R.S.V.P. to Reva Feldman at rfeldman@aabgu.org or 561-705-0119
or Claire Winick at winickc@aabgu.org or 215-884-4510

Dr. Oren Wacht is a clinical instructor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and head of BGU’s Medical Simulation Center in the Faculty of Health Sciences. He received his bachelor’s degree in emergency medical services and his postgraduate degrees in health systems management from BGU. Dr. Wacht made news in 2014 after heroically providing emergency medical care under fire during Operation Protective Edge near the Gaza border, where he served as a paramedic for 52 days

As a member of the BGU faculty, Dr. Wacht is the head of the undergraduate program for paramedics at BGU. Additionally, he is in charge of third-year student clerkships and teaches and supervises advanced clinical courses on health systems management. Dr. Wacht is also the academic manager of the new Medical Simulation Center at BGU. This Center ensures that BGU students who receive a master’s degree in emergency medicine are equipped to help in emergencies and disaster relief all over the world.