Active Shooter in the ED: Chicago's Mercy Hospital

On November 19, 2018 at 1447, Tamera O’Neil MD was gunned down in the parking lot of Mercy Hospital in Chicago. The gunman then entered the ED and began a shooting rampage in which two other victims were killed and numerous others were hurt. In painful irony, the ED staff had just completed active shooter training, but was it enough to respond to this tragedy? Come to this terrifying, heartbreaking, and inspirational lecture to learn how EMS, police and hospital staff contained chaos, utilized available resources and created innovative solutions to optimize patient and staff safety.