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Ethics in Trauma (2019)


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Dr. Nicholas Namias presented Ethics in Trauma at the 11th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Friday, November 15, 2019. He discusses the basic tenets of ethics (autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence, justice) and their role in healthcare, resuscitation, and organ donation. Dr. Namias is a Professor of Surgery, DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery at the Miller School of Medicine, Medical Director of the Ryder Trauma Center at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Chief, Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, and the Executive Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs/Chairman of the Florida Committee on Trauma (FCOT) in 2019.

Bias, Compassion, and Professionalism in Trauma Care (2019)


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Dr. Michael J. Sise presented the 2019 Thomas Wachtel MD Keynote Address Bias, Compassion, and Professionalism in Trauma Care at the 11th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Thursday, November 14, 2019. Dr. Sise is a Clinical Professor of Surgery at UCSD School of Medicine and the Trauma Research and Education Medical Director at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego, CA.

Trauma System Preparedness for Mass Casualty: Lessons Learned from Sutherland Springs Active Shooter Event (2018)


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Dr. Brian Eastridge presented Trauma System Preparedness for Mass Casualty: Lessons Learned From the Sutherland Springs Active Shooter Event at the 10th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium on Friday, November 9, 2018. Dr. Eastridge is a Clinical Professor and Chair in Trauma Research at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX.

Disaster Preparedness for Mass Casualty Incidents: Lessons Learned in Afghanistan

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Disaster Preparedness for Mass Casualty Incidents: Lessons Learned in Afghanistan was presented by Joseph Sucher, MD, FACS, on November 16, 2017 at the 9th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium. Dr. Sucher is the Interim Chairman, Department of Surgery at HonorHealth John C. Lincoln Medical Center, Medical Director of Trauma Services at HonorHealth Deer Valley Medical Center, and a trauma surgeon with Acute Care Surgical Specialists in Phoenix, AZ.

No Mission Too Difficult: Mixing Military and Civilian Resources

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No Mission Too Difficult: Mixing Military and Civilian Resources was presented on Friday, November 17, 2017 by Martin Schreiber, MD, FACS at the 9th annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium. Dr. Schreiber is a Professor of Surgery in the Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery at Oregon Health and Science Center in Portland, Or. discusses military combat/trauma care and its transition into the civilian setting.

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