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Trauma Care 2014
October 9, 2014 - October 10, 2014
We hope you can join us for Trauma Care 2014. Our goal is to provide all of our participants with cutting edge information and practical knowledge that can be immediately transferred to your profession. The emphasis of the Conference will be on the care of the penetrating trauma patient. We will explore the continuum of patient care from the pre-hospital setting, ED resuscitation, surgical management, ICU care, trauma floor, discharge and follow up.
This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Peter Rhee, MD, MPH, FACS, FCCM, DMCC. Dr. Rhee is currently the Chief of Trauma, Critical Care, Burns and Emergency Surgery and is a Professor of Surgery at the University of Arizona. He is also Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Surgery at University of Arizona and holds the Martin Gluck Endowed Chair. He is double boarded in general surgery and surgical critical care. Dr. Rhee is a retired US Navy Captain following 24 years of active duty with numerous shipboard deployments and with the US Marines. He has served in Afghanistan and Iraq during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of Critical Care Medicine, as well as a member of the American Surgical Association, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma; Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma; Western Trauma Association; the Society of University Surgeons; the Association for Academic Surgery; the Society of Critical Care; and the Shock Society. He is also a member of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. He serves on numerous national and university committees, is a member of numerous Editorial Boards. His areas of research interest includes hemorrhagic shock, suspended animation for trauma, hemostatic agents, resuscitation immunology and formulation of resuscitation fluids, Traumatic brain injury, transfusion and coagulable, trauma training, and advanced portable electronic medical devices including ones for communication and documentation. His national interests includes improved trauma on the Indian reservations, improved gun control and prevention of gun violence, suicide prevention and finally improved disaster preparedness.
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