Voices From American Medicine

From Louisiana — Planning For Medical Emergencies

May 17, 201115 min
Host: Gary Epstein, MD Guest: Anthony Blalock, MD After hurricanes Katrina and Rita, nephrologist Dr. Anthony "Andy" Blalock helped his home state of Louisiana, establish Emergency Medical Units to help community physicians plan and prepare for their role after a disaster—now a model for other states. Dr. Blalock discusses best practices with host Gary Epstein, as well as his involvement in physician advocacy groups and why his participation has positively affected patient care statewide. This week's guest was nominated by:

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