It is the intent of Johns Hopkins Medicine, including The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Inc., The John Hopkins Home Care Group, Inc, Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, Inc., Johns Hopkins HealthCare LLC and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to support Hurricane Katrina relief efforts with both clinical and non-clinical volunteers. Those efforts are being led through the Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR).
The following Frequently Asked Questions are to respond to some of the Human Resources concerns:
Will I be paid for my volunteer work as it relates to
these relief efforts?
Will I have to use my paid time off (PTO)?
Will I be covered for my benefits during my volunteer
Will malpractice be covered for clinicians?
Will my travel and living expenses be paid?
How will my regular work get done while I am
What if I want to volunteer with an organization
than Johns Hopkins?
What if I am requested specifically to provide relief
efforts but it is not with the Johns Hopkins CEPAR
Go to Johns Hopkins Responds to Hurricane Katrina