WHO: UTMB Police Department, students and health care providers.
WHAT: Training exercise involving a simulated shooting incident with casualties and critically injured students. A mock press conference will be held afterward.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 30, 2011.
2:30 p.m. – Student preparation
3 p.m. – Shots fired
4:30 p.m. – Mock press conference
WHERE: Jamail Student Center on the UTMB campus. Media parking will be available at 11th Street and Strand.
WHY: Security is always a concern at a hospital because of the high stress, emotional environment. UTMB employs its own police force and maintains a uniformed presence throughout the campus. The exercise will ensure that the campus community is prepared in the event of an actual emergency situation.