Advancing the EMS profession

World Trauma Symposium Program


Held in conjunction with EMS World Expo, attend either the in-person event, which includes a continental breakfast, luncheon, and exhibits, or virtually from the convenience of your home or office.

In-person event takes place at the OMNI Grand Ballroom Lobby Prefunction, North Tower, M4

8:00 a.m.

Welcome, Review of Program, Sponsor Recognition
Moderator: Col (Ret) Warren Dorlac, MD

8:05 a.m. 

Incident Command for MCIs—Lessons from the Fort Worth Massive Car Pile Up
Jason Weimer EMT-P

8:35 a.m.  

Prehospital Civilian Preventable Death
COL (Ret) Brian Eastridge, MD

9:05 a.m. 

Prehospital Airway Management Pearls
Jeffrey Jarvis, MD, MS, EMT-P

9:35 a.m. 

Break and Exhibits 

9:50 a.m. 

Preparing Prehospital Practitioners for Future Threats
Alexander Eastman, MD

10:20 a.m. 

Tactical Combat Casualty Care Update/Pending Changes in the Guidelines
CAPT Brendon Drew, MD

10:50 a.m.

What’s New in Prehospital Traumatic Brain Injury Management
Deborah Stein, MD, MPH

11:20 a.m.  Panel Q&A

All Morning Speakers

12:00 p.m.


12:30 p.m.

Scott Frame Lecture: Prehospital Lessons from the Israeli Defense Force
BG Elon Glassberg, MD, Israeli Defense Force Surgeon General

1:30 p.m.

Welcome to the Afternoon Session
Moderator: Col (Ret) Warren Dorlac, MD

1:35 p.m. 

Top Trauma Research
Remle Crowe, PhD & Kevin T. Collopy, MHL, FP-C, NRP, CMTE

2:05 p.m.

Prehospital Resuscitation of Trauma Patients
Elizabeth Benjamin, MD, PhD

2:35 p.m.

Pediatric Trauma: Management Update 2021
Jeffrey Upperman, MD

3:05 p.m.

3:20 p.m.

Responding to Maternal Trauma—PTSD
Lauren Plante, MD, MPH

3:50 p.m. 

Trauma Case Studies from Atlanta Level I Grady Memorial Hospital
Randi Smith, MD, MPH & Jonathan Nguyen, DO

4:20 p.m.

Panel Q&A
All Afternoon Speakers

4:50 p.m.

Closing Comments

5:00 p.m.