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TQIP Annual Scientific Meeting and Training

The 2019 TQIP Annual Scientific Meeting and Training will be held November 16–18, 2019, at the Hilton Anatole, Dallas, TX. The meeting will include dedicated sessions for new TQIP centers, new staff at existing centers, and currently enrolled centers looking to learn more about how to leverage TQIP for their facility. More information about the meeting will be available at a later date.

2018 Meeting Recap

Highlights of the ninth annual TQIP conference included a keynote address by retired U.S. Army Colonel John B. Holcomb, MD, FACS, who served as a general surgeon in Somalia during the 1993 Black Hawk Down incident; updates and progress reports on TQIP and Committee on Trauma (COT) initiatives; presentations on preparing, training, and aftermath planning for intentional mass casualty events; lessons learned from a survivor of the Virginia Tech tragedy; the pediatric perspective on firearm-related violence; and a presentation on innovative patient discharge planning, including pain management and limiting opioids for trauma patients.

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