September 24, 2020

Registration open for 68th annual Detroit Trauma Symposium

Registration is now open for the 68th annual Detroit Trauma Symposium, scheduled to take place virtually Nov. 4-6.

The largest, continuously running symposium on trauma medicine in the world will offer 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, and will utilize Whova for its virtual meeting platform. Attendees will be able to access the schedule, join the live webinars, view the on-demand presentations after the live events, participate in polls and discussion boards as well as network with attendees and exhibitors in the community board. Attendees can also schedule virtual meet-ups with other attendees or request one-on-one virtual appointments with vendors.

“We are proud that the Detroit Trauma Symposium attracts not only distinguished trauma physicians but trauma nurses, Surgery and Emergency Medicine residents, emergency medical technicians,

Larry Diebel, M.D.

allied health personnel and medical students,” said Larry Diebel, M.D., FACS, professor of Surgery at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and chair of the symposium. “The audience has continued to grow from the state of Michigan to nearly every state in the United States plus Canada. With the virtual event this year, we hope to attract an even larger audience. We invite you to take advantage of the networking opportunities available via the Whova platform to connect with current and future colleagues from the great field of trauma medicine.”

Cost to attend is $200 for attending physicians, $100 for residents and fellows, $75 for allied health professionals and free for medical students.

Register for the symposium here.

For more information, contact Cindy Luiz at 313-577-3310 or cluiz@med.wayne.edu.

The agenda includes:

Nov. 4
1 to 1:20 p.m.: “Massive Transfusion Protocol,” Michael Cripps, M.D., MSCS, FACS, associate professor of Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
1:20 to 1:40 p.m.: “Simulation in Trauma Training,” Dr. Cripps.
1:40 to 1:50 p.m.: Q&A with Dr. Cripps.
1:50 to 2:10 p.m.: Emergency Department or Resuscitative Thoracotomy,” Mark Seamon, M.D., professor of Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania.
2:10 to 2:30 p.m.: “Temporary Intravascular Shunts,” Dr. Seamon.
2:30 to 2:40 p.m.: Q&A with Dr. Seamon.
2:40 to 3:15 p.m.: Virtual coffee break.
3:15 to 3:35 p.m.: “Using the NTDB to Study Trauma Outcomes: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly,” Adil Haider, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, dean of the Aga Khan University Medical College.
3:35 to 3:55 p.m.: “Geriatric Trauma Centers: The Next Step in Advancing Trauma Care for Older Americans?,” Dr. Haider.
3:55 to 4:05 p.m.: Q&A with Dr. Haider.
4:05 to 4:25 p.m.: “Efficacy of Firearm Injury Prevention Initiatives from Surgical and Trauma Organizations,” R. Stephen Smith, M.D., FACS, professor of Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine.
4:25 to 4:30 p.m.: Q&A with Dr. Smith.

Nov. 5
1 to 1:20 p.m.: “Pelvic Fracture Hemorrhage: The Role of the Orthopedic Surgeon,” Rahul Vaidya, M.D., FAOA, professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Wayne State University School of Medicine.
1:20 to 1:40 p.m.: “Multidisciplinary Management of Pelvic Fracture Hemorrhage,” Lawrence Diebel, M.D., professor of Surgery at the Wayne State University School of Medicine.
1:40 to 2 p.m.: “The Dedicated Hybrid Operating Room for Trauma,” R. Stephen Smith, M.D., FACS, professor of Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine.
2 to 2:15 p.m.: Q&A with Drs. Vaidya, Diebel and Smith.
2:15 to 2:45 p.m.: Virtual coffee break.
2:45 to 3:05 p.m.: “Updates in ECMO,” Lena Napolitano, M.D., professor of Surgery at the University of Michigan School of Medicine.
3:05 to 3:10 p.m.: Q&A with Dr. Napolitano.
3:10 to 3:30 p.m.: “Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy – Past, Present and Future,” Joseph Maroon, M.D., FACS, clinical professor at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
3:30 to 3:50 p.m.: “From Icarus to Aequanimitas – Overcoming Adversity and Building Resilience,” Dr. Maroon.
3:50 to 4 p.m.: Q&A with Dr. Maroon.

Nov. 6
1 to 1:20 p.m.: “Stem Cells in Trauma: The Dawn of a New Era,” Martin Schreiber, M.D., professor of Surgery at the Oregon Health & Science University.
1:20 to 1:40 p.m.: “Whole Blood: Past, Present and Future,” Dr. Schreiber.
1:40 to 1:50 p.m.: Q&A with Dr. Schreiber.
1:50 to 2:10 p.m.: “Thoracic Vascular Injuries: Endovascular Interventions, Follow-up and Outcomes,” Demetrios Demetriades, M.D., Ph.D., FACS, professor of Surgery and director of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care at the University of Southern California School of Medicine.
2:10 to 2:30 p.m.: “Life in the Balance: Training of the Trauma Surgeon,” Dr. Demetriades.
2:30 to 2:40 p.m.: Q&A with Dr. Demetriades.
2:40 to 3 p.m.: “Post-Traumatic VTE: What is New,” Peggy Knudson, M.D., FACS, professor of Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco.
3 to 3:20 p.m.: “The Military Health System Strategic Partnership with the American College of Surgeons,” Dr. Knudson.
3:20 to 3:25: Q&A with Dr. Knudson.