Office of Emergency Management  

Office of Emergency Management

The mission of OEM is to achieve resiliency through planning, education, and response. OEM strives to be a leader in Emergency Management by building a resilient healthcare system where all staff members know their role and are prepared to respond to and recover from any disaster.


Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children's Health staff take part in a scheduled Pandemic Flu Exercise

Disaster planning and response tools for either Stanford Health Care or Stanford Children's Health are housed on each hospital's intranet page. This site will be used as an informational bulletin.


There is currently no disaster information to post on this website.
If you are seeking information on an emergency or disaster in the Bay Area, call your manager for instructions or try the Disaster Hotlines. SHC: 650-498-8888, LPCH: 650-497-8888.

Why are your Department Disaster Plans Improtant?
When a real disaster happens - and it will - you will respond. Even if you freeze and do nothing - that is a response. Immediately knowing exactly what to do is the ideal response. It starts with a good department plan describing roles and is supplemented by training.

Joint Commission requires staff to know thier role in a disaster.
Managers must train their staff on wheat their roles will be during a disaster. A brief overview of staff roles can be found on the code safety badges worn on every employee's hospital ID. If any unit/department would like in person training, OEM is happy to attend a huddle.

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