"Ann Weinacker, MD, on Stanford Medicine's emergency response to the Asiana plane crash"
Following the July 6 crash of Asiana flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport, 55 patients were treated at Stanford Medicine. Officials at Stanford Hospital and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital quickly established a command center, bringing together cross-functional teams from emergency, trauma, operations, security and others to safely and efficiently coordinate the expected surge of patients. Ann Weinacker, MD, chief of staff at Stanford Hospital & Clinics, describes Stanford Medicine's emergency response to the plane crash. Weinacker is also a professor of critical care medicine at the medical school