American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Conference Materials

Tuesday, April 18

Welcome

Civilian and Military Surgical Collaboration
David Hoyt, MD, FACS

A National Trauma Care System—Introduction and Charge

A National Trauma Care System
C. William Schwab, MD, FACS
James Robinson, BS, EMT-P

Origins, Conduct & Recommendations of the National Academies’ Report on a National Trauma Care System
Colonel Rasmussen, MD, FACS

National Trauma Care System
Jon Krohmer, MD

Research Funding in Trauma
Gregory Jurkovich, MD, FACS

Military-Civilian Collaboration at the ACS
Peggy Knudson, MD, FACS

Controversies in the Trauma Care System

1. Governance/Framework for a National Trauma Care System

The More the Merrier
Peter Burke, MD, FACS

Many Are Called, But Few Are Chosen: the Case Against Proliferation of Trauma Centers
Nicholas Namias, MD, FACS

Strong Federal EMS Systems—A Key Contributor
Alexander Eastman, MD, MPH, FACS, DABEMS

Global Problems Local Solutions
Matthew Sholl, MD, MPH, FACEP

2. Research Funding and Direction

"The DoD should be the federal home for trauma research."

"We should advocate for an NIH institute for trauma research."

3. Data Linkage, Integration, and Outcome Measures

Uniform Trauma ID Bands: What's the Problem?
Michael Sutherland, MD, FACS

Uniform Trauma ID Bands: What Are You Crazy?
Patrick Reilly, MD, FACS

"Verification should only be based on outcomes."

4. Military/Civilian Trauma Workforce: Training and Readiness

Every Military Treatment Facility Should Participate in the US Trauma System!
Colonel Jeffrey Bailey, MD, FACS

Every Military Treatment Facility Should Participate in the US Trauma System: REALLY?
Colonel Matthew Martin, MD, FACS

Why We Need to Draft Trauma Surgeons
Colonel Shawn Nessen, DO, FACS

Military/Civilian Trauma Workforce: A Volunteer Physician Force Gets the Job Done
Deborah Kuhls, MD, FACS

Potential Solutions

Governance Framework for a National Trauma System
Robert Winchell, MD, FACS

Trauma Research: Funding and Direction
Eileen Bulger, MD, FACS

Data Linkage, Integration, and Outcomes Measures
Avery Nathens, MD, FACS

Military/Civilian Trauma Workforce: Training and Readiness
Donald Jenkins, MD, FACS

Achieving Zero Preventable Deaths: Potential Solutions
Michael Coburn, MD, FACS

Wednesday, April 19

Challenges and Best Practices: A Systems Approach

A Systems Approach to Time Sensitive Illness
Brendan Carr, MD, MS

Challenges & Best Practices: A Systems Approach… A Prehospital Perspective
Theodore R. Delbridge, MD, MPH

Lessons Learned: Civilian to Military
C. William Schwab, MD, FACS

Surgical Legacies of Modern Combat: Translating Battlefield Medical Practices into Civilian Trauma Care
Brian Eastridge, MD, FACS

Trauma Systems as a Backbone for Disaster
Leonard Weireter, MD, FACS

Community preparedness: Stop the Bleed
Mark Gestring, MD, FACS

The Value of a Regional Medical Operations Center (RMOC)
Eric Epley, EMT-P, CEM

Injury Prevention: A Key Component of the Trauma System
Deborah Kuhls, MD, FACS

Injury Prevention—Road to Zero
Jeffrey Michael, EdD

Implementation of an Integrated Civilian/ Military Trauma System

NDAA- What is it and Why is it Important?
Captain Eric Elster, MD, FACS

Integrating Military Treatment Facilities into a Civilian Trauma System
Colonel Jeffrey Bailey, MD, FACS

Running a Military Training Center (C-STARS) at Shock Trauma: Integrating Providers into a Civilian Trauma System
Thomas Scalea, MD, FACS

Achieving Zero Preventable Deaths: Building a National Trauma Care System and Research Action Plan
Alan Tyroch, MD, FACS

Integrating Military EMS Providers Into Civilian Trauma Systems
James Robinson, BS, EMT-P

Conference Wrap Up

Achieving Zero Preventable Deaths and Disability
Ronald Stewart, MD, FACS