Trauma and Critical Care Update 2022

Premier Pulse     April 2022

This year’s Trauma and Critical Care Update will take place Friday, May 20, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the David H. Ponitz Center at Sinclair Community College. This event is designed to provide current information on the challenges health care professionals face when caring for critically ill or injured patients.

Keynote Speakers

Morning Keynote Speaker

Marc de Moya, MD, FACS
Professor and Chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin; Milton & Lidy Lunda/Charles Aprahamian Professor of Trauma Surgery

Dr. de Moya will present “Updates and Controversies in Hemothorax and Pneumothorax Management and Rib fixation: What's the Data Show Now?”

Afternoon Keynote Speaker

Mary McCarthy, MD, FACS, MAMSE
Emeritus Professor - Wright State University

Dr. McCarthy will present “Trauma: Old and New” as she takes us through the journey of changes and growth she has witnessed throughout her years working in a Level 1 Trauma Center.

Other topics that will be discussed at the Trauma Update include:

  • ECMO in the adult patient
  • The first hour of trauma
  • Mental health in the caregiver
  • Responding to the Champlain Towers Collapse
  • Brain death and organ donation
  • Pelvic fractures
  • Crush injuries
  • Military medicine
  • Orthopedic trauma injuries
  • Agitation in the traumatic brain injury patient
  • Substance abuse in the trauma patient

We’re excited to be able to connect back in person this year. The cost for physicians to attend is $105. To learn more or register online, visit If you have questions, contact Lyndsey Ross at We look forward to seeing you in May.

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