In the News

Here are some news articles and other material about CA-6 and our members! If you'd like to add one that isn't posted here, please send it to our Information Officer for review.

Friday
Oct072016

Hurricane Matthew: Response Preparations Underway

CA-6 is on Alert and preparing for possible deployment to Hurricane Matthew. Click here for KGO ABC7 coverage, click here for KNTV Bay Area NBC coverage.

Monday
Aug242015

The Katrina Files: A Disaster Medical Team And The Chaos At The New Orleans Arena (12 Aug '15)

As part of WWNO's ongoing Katrina 10 coverage, Paul Maassen and Mark Cave published a radio segment on our team's Superdome mission, and excerpted interviews recorded in 2007: The Katrina Files: Reflections from First Responders.
Click here to view the article, or click here to listen to the radio broadcast.

Tuesday
Oct192010

First Responders: The DMAT Team (Fall '10) 

Anesthesiologist and team member Judy O'Young documents her experiences deploying with the team and working surgical cases in Haiti in the initial days following the earthquake. Published in the Fall 2010 edition of The Permanente Journal.

Twilight on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti: about 40 seconds of chaos. 7.0 magnitude. Buildings begin to crack and the sound makes people think of the gunfire that is all too frequent in the downtown area. For safety, people run inside. Buildings, shoddily constructed, crumple, trapping those inside. One of the best hotels, the Montana, on a verdant hillside overlooking the steaming plain of lowland Port-au-Prince, pancakes entombing more than 300 people. The air is thick with heat and the dust of concrete.

Afternoon on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 in Oakland, CA: news on the car radio tells me I will make my fourth trip to Haiti sooner than planned...