Advancing the EMS profession

World Trauma Symposium Program

The Symposium will be held in the Davidson Ballroom, Level 1M of the Nashville Music City Center. The Luncheon will be held in the Center's Karl Dean Ballroom C, Level 4.

8:00 a.m. New Threats, New Solutions 
Alexander Eastman, MD, MPH, FACS

8:05 a.m.
Hemorrhage Control Before Airway: What Are We Doing? 
Kenji Inaba, MD, FRCSC, FACS 

8:30 a.m. The Future of EMS and the National Trauma System 
Eileen Bulger, MD, FACS 

8:55 a.m. The Role of Private Sector EMS in Times of Crisis
Edward Racht, MD

9:20 a.m.

9:30 a.m.
Innovations in TBI Management and Detection 
Deborah Stein, MD, MPH, FACS, FCCM 

9:55 a.m.
Response to the Manchester Bombing
Daniel Smith, MPara 

10:20 a.m. 
Caring for Ourselves: A Critical Component of Resilience 
Kimberly Roaten, PhD CRC

10:45 a.m.  Developing Trauma Systems in Latin America
Thomas Scalea, MD

11:10 a.m.

Panel Q&A 
Morning Speakers 

12:00 p.m.

12:30 p.m.
Scott B. Frame Lecture 
James F. McDonnell
Assistant Secretary, DHS Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office 

1:30 p.m.
Welcome to Afternoon Session 
Alexander Eastman, MD, MPH, FACS

1:35 p.m.
Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA)
Megan Brenner, MD, MS 

2:05 p.m.
Assessing Children for Risk of Cervical Spine Injury after Blunt Trauma 
Julie Leonard, MD, MPH

2:35 p.m.
Intentional Injuries: Novel Mechanisms 

3:05 p.m.
Break & Exhibits

3:30 p.m.
New Threats, New Solutions Debate: Rescue Task Forces and Integrated Response
PRO: Ofer Lichtman, NRP 
CON: Mike Clumpner, PhD, MBA, NRP 
4:20 p.m.
Discussion and Questions

4:50 p.m.
Closing Comments 

5:00 p.m. Adjourn