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Trauma Symposium

2014 Trauma "Ugly Pants" Classic
Tuesday, May 13 • 8 am
Signal Mountain Golf & Country Club
$80 individual
$320 foursome

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7th Annual Trauma Symposium
Wednesday, May 14 • 7 am – 5 pm
Chattanooga Convention Center

Trauma education and continuing education credit to physicians, nurses, and prehospital personnel.

Early registration $100 (for Erlanger employees)  • $125 (all others)
Registration after April 24 $100  (for Erlanger employees) ? • $150 (all others)

Registration fee includes CME/CEU/CE credit hours

TraumaSym_brochure.jpgCLICK HERE to download the conference brochure for more detailed information about the conference agenda and the presenters.

Keynote speaker

Dario Gonzalez, MD, FACEP
Medical Director, Bronx FDNY/EMS Division 2

Dr. Dario Gonzalez, Medical Director of the Bronx FDNY/EMS Division 2, as our keynote speaker. Dr. Gonzalez will present on "Explosion Mechanics and Injury Patterns."

Dr. Gonzalez is a pioneer of Urban Search and Rescue tactics and has worked in emergency medicine since 1979. Dr. Gonzalez has served in many capacities within the Fire Department New York/EMS since the early 80's and has vast EMS experience, including FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Task Force Leader and a EMT instructor. He currently serves as the Medical Director of Bronx FDNY/EMS Divison 2. Prior to, Dr. Gonzalez was the Medical Director of the Office of Emergency Management, City of New York, when the World Trade Center was attacked on September 11, 2001. Since then he has published and presented extensively throughout the United States, Mexico, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

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Book your stay now at the Chattanooga Marriott - Chattanooga Convention Center and enjoy the special group rate of $99.00 USD per night if booked prior to 4/13/14

CLICK HERE to book your stay with the group rate.

Additional conference sessions and presenters:

  • Basic Fracture Recognition and Management - Jesse F. Doty, MD
  • Adult Airway Management - Ron Buchheit, MD
  • Does Tranexamic Acid Work? - Robert J. Jean, MD
  • Pediatric Airway Management - Gregory A. Talbott, MD, FAAP
  • Where Did that MRSA Come From and Does Decolonization Work? - Robert A. Maxwell, MD, FACS
  • Patient Packaging/Trauma Transfers - Laura Gowder Williams, MD
  • Delirium in the ICU - Darren Hunt, MD
  • 1N3 Presentation - Tiki Finlayson
  • Drug Abuse - Bath Salts Ain't What It Used to Be - Sullivan Smith, MD
  • Spinal Cord Injuries - the Latest and Greatest - Daniel Kueter, MD
  • Pulmonary Rehab in Spinal Cord Injury Patients - Andrew Zadoff, MD
  • What about Needle Stick Injuries - Sudave D. Mendiratta, MD, FACEP
  • Hidden Trauma Injuries - Philip W. Smith, MD, FACS
  • State of the Art Tourniquet Use in the Field - James Goodin, MD
  • The Patient as Our Teacher - Kimberly Manning, MD
  • Healthcare and Safety Net Hospitals - Christopher E. Young, MD
  • Case Scenarios - Benjamin W. Dart IV, MD, FACS

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and Erlanger Health System.  The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): Non-physicians can obtain continuing education credits for attending activities that award AMA Category 1 Credits™ and other continuing medical education credits to physicians. Check with your licensure/certification board for confirmation.    

For inpatient hospital transfers, please call 423-778-8100.

For outpatient non-emergent appointments, please call our office at 423-778-4859