The Hoover Institution hosts "Preparing for the Next Pandemic: Mobilizing and Integrating Responses Across the Government and the Private Sector" on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 9:00 AM PST/12:00 PM EST.

Lieut. Gen. H.R. McMaster has convened a research team at the Hoover Institution and Stanford University in collaboration with the U.S. Civilian Corps to capture lessons from the domestic COVID-19 response with an eye toward recommending how to improve the coordination and integration of government and private sector efforts in response to pandemics. The findings and recommendations are also meant to inform responses to other domestic crises that are large in scale and affect wide areas of the United States.

Click here for a pdf of the research discussed in the video below.


H. R. McMaster is the Fouad and Michelle Ajami Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.  He is also the Bernard and Susan Liautaud Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute and lecturer at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.  He was the 26th assistant to the president for National Security Affairs. Upon graduation from the United States Military Academy in 1984, McMaster served as a commissioned officer in the United States Army for thirty-four years before retiring as a Lieutenant General in June 2018.

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