Chief of Public Safety
Boston Medical Center
Member, IAHSS Board of Directors
Connie Packard, CHPA, is the Senior Director and Chief of Public Safety, Control Center, Parking & Transportation Services and Emergency Management. She currently serves as an Incident Commander for Boston Medical Center for Emergency and crisis response. For the past 30 years, she has overseen healthcare security for the medical center which includes the hospital and formerly Boston University Schools of Graduate Studies in Medical, Dental Medicine, and School of Public Health. Boston Medical Center is the primary teaching affiliate for Boston University and a level one trauma center. She has over 36 years’ experience in security and public safety work in both the public and private sectors.
Hear insights from IAHSS board member and Boston Medical Center’s Chief of Public Safety Connie Packard, CHPA, as she discusses how the hospital and her safety and security team has responded to fast-changing concerns over capacity, building access, visitor management, and infectious disease control. Packard will share insights from her facility in addition to national and global trends that security leaders in the healthcare environment are thinking about for 2020 and beyond. A Q&A will follow the presentation.