2019 Saint Francis Trauma Symposium

Sep 11, 2019

Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center, Chawla Auditorium
114 Woodland Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06105

Greetings from the Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center Level 1 Trauma Program! The 2019 Saint Francis Trauma Symposium will occur on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, from 7:30 am to 4 pm.

We will be in the Chawla Auditorium at Saint Francis Campus, 114 Woodland Street, Hartford, Connecticut.

Industry sponsors will be present for your interest, and Continuing Education Credits may be available for your specialty.

If interested, please purchase your tickets at the link below or contact the trauma program.



Melanie Richard: Melanie.Richard@stfranciscare.org or 860-714-4309 or FAX 860-714-8096.

Thank you,

Symposium Chair

Ronald I. Gross, MD, FACS COL (Ret) USAR,

Gary Kaml, MD, FACS

Trauma Program Medical Director


Erin McLaughlin, MSN, APRN

Trauma Program Manager

Tentative Schedule for the Day:

TONY MORGAN LECTURE – David Feliciano, MD, FACS “Odyssey in Trauma”

Joseph Sakran, MD, MPA, MPH, FACS "Gun Violence in America – A Public Health Crisis

Marisol Feliciano, Violence & Injury Prevention Program Coordinator Hospital Based Violence Prevention

Rafaela Coler, RN Connecticut OEMS Director "The Opioid Crisis & Its Effect on Trauma in Connecticut

Ronald I. Gross, MD, FACS COL (Ret) USAR "Military Medicine: Caring For The Wounded Warrior & How It Impacts On Civilian Trauma Care”

Donald Jenkins, MD, FACS COL (Ret) USAF “Whole Blood Resuscitation – An Old Concept with New Implications in Modern Trauma Care

Sandra Wanek, MD, FACS COL USAR Transitioning from the Forward Surgical Team (FST) to the Forward Resuscitative Surgical Team (FRST) – A new Paradigm in Care

A Panel Discussion will follow as well.

Box lunches will be provided.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking will be available in the parking garage or on the side streets. Unfortunately, parking validation may not be available. Check upon arrival. Street parking is at the risk of the vehicle operator.

Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

633 N. Saint Clair Street, Suite 2400 Chicago, IL 60611-3295 (312) 202-5508 phone (312) 202-5064 fax managementoffice@east.org
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