SEMPER Implementation Plan/Funding Opportunities

Phase One: Establishment of response teams - Laying a foundation for effective disaster response - $1 million

Establish “Load & Go” Medical Response Teams

  • Identify personnel
  • Purchase equipment and supplies 
  • Develop and test a rapid supply system to obtain necessary medications and perishable supplies immediately prior to deployment

Disaster Education/Training

  • Establish and track specialized training for medical responders 

Disaster Research

  • Develop key research questions to be answered
  • Develop research protocols that will best answer the key questions

SEMPER Administrative Functions

  • Develop a core group of interested participants
  • Program development
  • Secure internal Stanford partners to help SEMPER prepare to deploy and to aid in deployments
  • Market SEMPER to potential customers – organizations with a need for access to highly trained disaster response teams that can rapidly deploy when called
  • Complete all pre-deployment application paperwork

Phase Two: Education and Research - Building on the foundation, preparing for the future - $500,000

Maintain and Expand “Load & Go” Medical Response Teams

  • Maintain a ready state of equipment, supplies and pharmaceuticals 
  • Replicate SEMPER “Load & Go” model throughout the U.S and abroad

Expand Disaster Education/Training Opportunities

  • SEMPER will improve the care provided to survivors of future catastrophes by developing a research program aimed at gathering emergency medical data in disasters, analyzing data, and sharing “lessons learned” to expand the knowledge base related to disaster management.
  • Medical Responders   
  • Develop and test an on-line distance-based learning course
  • Offer an international conference at Stanford on Disaster Preparedness and Disaster Response

Disaster Research

  • Submit research protocols for approval by the Stanford Institutional Review Board, fully integrating research into SEMPER’s mission.

SEMPER Critical Administrative Functions

  • Continue development of core participants/responders (on-going training and skills assessment)
  • Formalize relationships with external partners/customers
  • Finalize internal Stanford partners to aid SEMPER deployments

Final Phase: Maintaining readiness, expanding knowledgebase - $250,000 annually

  • Maintain “Load & Go” Medical Response Teams
  • Expand Disaster Education/Training Opportunities
  • On-going Disaster Research