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2024 Trauma & Surgical Critical Care Symposium

Mark your calendars and join us in-person for the 2024 Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Symposium.

Earn CME credits during this extensive two-day symposium with lectures on the first day and a skills lab on the second day.

May 30 – 31, 2024
Chattanooga Convention Center
One Carter Plaza
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Featured Speakers

Keynote Speaker: Ryan Dumas, MD
Topic: Beyond the EMR: How to Implement, Maintain and Grow a Trauma Video Review Program

Ryan Dumas, MD

Ryan P. Dumas, MD, is an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Burn, Trauma, Acute and Critical Care Surgery. He specializes in acute care surgery with a focus on trauma resuscitation and emergency general surgery.

Dr. Dumas earned his medical degree at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in general surgery at UT Southwestern and received advanced training in trauma and surgical critical care through a fellowship at the John Paul Pryor Shock Trauma and Resuscitation Center at Penn at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Board certified in both surgery and surgical critical care, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2018.

Dr. Dumas conducts and publishes research on trauma surgery, with an emphasis on video technology to capture and review trauma resuscitation. He has developed and runs the Trauma Video Review program at Parkland Memorial Hospital and utilizes video review as a tool for quality improvement, education, and research. He has numerous peer-reviewed publications on video review and recently completed the first multi-center trial using trauma video review.

He serves on the editorial board of Trauma Surgery & Acute Care Open and serves as an ad hoc reviewer for Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, World Journal of Surgery, Injury, Journal or Surgical Research He is an active member of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) and sits on several committees. He is an Associate Member of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) and is currently the Chair of the Associate Membership of the AAST. He also sits on the American Board of Surgery where he serves as an examiner.

Featured Speaker: Jacob Lloyd, MD
Topic: Artificial Intelligence in Surgery

Jacob Lloyd, MD

Jacob Lloyd MD, FACS completed his bachelors degree from North Carolina State University in Biomedical Engineering with a focus on tissue engineering and biomaterials. He then completed his medical degree at The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. He completed his general surgery residency training as well as his surgical critical care fellowship at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Chattanooga. His current roles are clinical assistant professor of surgery at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville as well as associate program director of the Prisma Health Greenville General Surgery Residency program. He is a practicing Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon at Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greenville, SC. His career interests include surgical critical care, robotic-assisted surgery, and medical education.