September 20, 2019

Registration open for 67th annual Trauma Symposium

Registration is now open for the 67th annual Detroit Trauma Symposium, the largest trauma symposium in the world.

The event will take place Nov.7-8 at the Detroit MGM Grand Hotel, 1777 Third St., Detroit.

Sponsored by the Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Detroit Medical Center, the symposium is designed to address the continuum of care of the injured person. Attendees will gain knowledge about their own specialties, along with an increased appreciation of the work of others on the trauma team. Topics will include:
• Pre-hospital care of the injured patient: transport and resuscitation
• Pain and sedation management of the injured patient
• Management of complex traumatic injuries
• Gun and domestic violence: policy and prevention
• Homeland security role in trauma management

For questions, call 313-577-3310 or email cluiz@med.wayne.edu.

Register here.

The two-day schedule is below.

Nov. 7 Schedule
6:15 to 7:45 a.m.: Final registration and continental breakfast
7 to 8 a.m.: “Enter Sandman: Sedation in the Trauma Patient,” Kay Golden, PharmD, BCCCP, Detroit Medical Center
7 to 8 a.m.: “Prehospital Use of Topical Hemostatic Agents,” Joseph Gomez, EMT-P, R.N., Detroit Receiving Hospital
7 to 8 a.m.: “Part I: Use of Limited Transthoracic Echocardiogram in Trauma and the ICU.” Prior ultrasound experience recommended, must attend Part 1 and 2, limited to 30 registrants. John Gallien, M.D., RDMS, Detroit Receiving and Harper University hospitals
8 to 8:30 a.m.: “An Evidenced-Based Guideline for Prehospital Resuscitation,” Jason Sperry, M.D., M.P.H., University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
8:30 to 9 a.m.: “Fly or Drive? Scene Transports and Transfers Using Helicopter EMS,” Roxie Albrecht, M.D., FACS, FCCM, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
9 to 9:30 a.m.: “Role of CT Scan in Penetrating Trauma,” Marc de Moya, M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin/Froedtert Trauma Center
9:30 to 10 a.m.: “Implementation of a Prehospital Blood and Blood Component Program for Traumatic Injury: What’s the Evidence?,” Jason Sperry, M.D., M.P.H., University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
10 to 10:15 a.m.: Break
10:15 to 10:30 a.m.: Q & A
10:30 to 11 a.m.: “Blunt Abdominal Wall and Associated Injuries,” Roxie Albrecht, M.D., FACS, FCCM, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
11 to 11:30 a.m.: “Effective, Safe Pain Management in Trauma,” Andrew Bernard, M.D., FACS, University of Kentucky College of Medicine
11:30 a.m to noon: “Rib Fracture Repairs: State of Affairs?,” Marc de Moya, M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin/Froedtert Trauma Center
Noon to 12:15 p.m.: Q & A
12:15 to 1:15 pm: Lunch session. “Implementation and Success of a Hospital-Based Injury Prevention Program,” Tolulope Sonuyi, M.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine
1:15 to 1:45 p.m.: “Management of Major Liver Injury,” Andrew Peitzman, M.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
1:45 to 2:15 p.m.: “When Peer Review Becomes a Weapon – and How to Protect Yourself,” Andrew Bernard, M.D., FACS, University of Kentucky College of Medicine
2:15 to 2:45 p.m.: “Crisis Leadership for Surgeons: Lessons from our Nation’s Heroes,” Alexander Eastman, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, FAEMS, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
2:45 to 3:15 p.m.: “Current Management of Pancreatic/Duodenal Injuries,” Martin Croce, M.D., University of Tennessee Health Science Center
3:15 to 3:30 p.m.: Break
3:30 to 3:45 p.m.: Q & A
3:45 to 5 p.m.: “Panel on Complex Trauma Cases,” Anna Ledgerwood, M.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine

Nov. 8 Schedule
7 to 8 a.m.: “Recognition and Treatment of the Trauma Patient on Prescribed Oral Anti-coagulants,” Wazim Mohamed, M.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine
7 to 8 a.m.: “REBOA: Who/When/How? With hands-on simulation,” Lawrence Diebel, M.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine
7 to 8 a.m.: “Part 2: Use of Limited Transthoracic Echocardiogram in Trauma and the ICU.” Prior ultrasound experience recommended, must attend Part 1 and 2, limited to 30 registrants. John Gallien, M.D., RDMS, Detroit Receiving and Harper University hospitals
8 to 8:45 a.m.: Residents Panel, residents from Michigan training hospitals
8:45 to 9:15 a.m.: “Stop the Bleed: A Community Effort,” Andrew Peitzman, M.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
9:15 to 9:45 a.m.: “A Trauma Center Experience of Over Two Decades with Injuries Due to GSW,” Martin Croce, M.D., University of Tennessee Health Science Center
9:45 to 10:15 a.m.: “Gun Violence Policy – What Works,” April Zeoli, Ph.D., Michigan State University
10:15to 10:30 a.m.: Q & A
10:30 to 10:45 a.m.: Break
10:45 to 11:15 a.m.: “Panel on Gun Violence Control,” Alexander Eastman, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, FAEMS, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
11:15 to 11:45 a.m.: “Domestic Partner Violence,” April Zeoli, Ph.D., Michigan State University
11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., “Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction: The Newest DHS Component,” Alexander Eastman, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, FAEMS
12:15 to 1:15 p.m.: Lunch session. “Extra-Terrestrial Medical Care,” Scott Dulchavsky, M.D., Ph.D., Henry Ford Health System
1:15 to 1:45 p.m.: “Management of Spine Injuries,” Marc Moisi, M.D., Detroit Medical Center
1:45 to 2:15 p.m.: “Management of Femur Fractures in the Patients with Multiple Injuries,” Rahul Vaidya, M.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine
2:15 to 2:45 p.m.: “REBOA: Yes/No or Just Maybe?,” Lawrence Diebel, M.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine
2:45 to 3 p.m.: Q & A