1. Hardt DiCuccio, Margaret PhD, RN, NEA-BC
  2. Reynolds, Colleen DNP, RN, NE-BC
  3. Snyder, Amy MSN, RN, NE-BC
  4. Cianci, Nolan MHA(c)


The COVID-19 pandemic presented an unprecedented opportunity to test the emergency management plan of one large urban teaching hospital. In this article, a detailed description of the hospital's surge planning process with lessons learned has been provided.