Emergency Physician with Northwest Permanente
Dr. Ramos is a practicing emergency physician with Northwest Permanente, with expertise in medical education, simulation training, and disaster preparedness and response. She is the acting chief medical officer of one of the federal disaster medical teams (NDMS), with deployments to Haiti, Hurricane Sandy, Hurricane Irma, among others. She is also chief medical officer of the Oregon Medical Disaster team, and the medical director of the Kaiser Permanente Northwest Center for Innovative Medical Simulation. She is a graduate of Stanford University Medical School and the University of New Mexico emergency medicine residency program.
Climate change increases the frequency and severity of extreme weather events such as hurricanes, flooding, heat waves, and wildfires. As the 2018 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change outlines, these events pose grave threats to both health and health systems. Thoughtful and proactive preparation of our hospital systems will improve health and save lives […]