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New Stanford Hospital team ready to mobilize for disaster relief

When Stanford Hospital staff members volunteered to participate in a relief mission to post-earthquake Haiti last year, they were stunned over the number of deaths that could have been prevented had emergency medical services been available just a few days sooner. As highlighted in the video above, their initial shock led to the creation of the Stanford Emergency Medicine Program for Emergency Response, a team that will be able to mobilize immediately in response to a global disaster.

Previously: Treating the injured amid the apocalypse of Haiti, Reports from Stanford medical team in Haiti and Stanford sends medical team to Haiti

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