Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Mark Your Calendar: Greater Gulf Coast Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Symposium

The University of South Alabama Department of Surgery will host the 8th annual Greater Gulf Coast Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Symposium April 6-7, 2017, at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel in Mobile.

This symposium is designed for health care professionals involved in the management of trauma and critically ill patients. It will provide physicians, surgeons, residents, nurses, technicians, EMT and EMS personnel with evidenced-based concepts and techniques in critical care in today’s world. The symposium will feature three 15-minute lectures and a question-and-answer section for each session, with discussion panels following the lectures.

The 10th annual William A. L. Mitchell Endowed Lectureship in Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care will be held in conjunction with the seminar. This memorial lecture is presented annually to honor the life of William A.L. Mitchell, who passed away in 2005 from severe traumatic injuries sustained in a car accident. This year’s keynote speaker will be Dr. Steven Wolf, an established researcher and internationally renowned physician from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Wolf is a national and international leader in the field of burns, trauma and surgery. This lecture will also take place at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel in Mobile, Ala., on April 6.

For more information, contact Rebecca Scarbrough at (251) 471-7971 or visit http://www.usahealthsystem.com/trauma-symposium.

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