34th Annual Point/Counterpoint Acute Care Surgery Conference

Jun 7–10, 2015

Marriott Baltimore Waterfront Hotel
701 Aliceanna St.
Baltimore, MD 21202

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The 34th Point/Counterpoint Acute Care Surgery Conference will be held June 7-10 at the Marriott Baltimore Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland.  Visit the Point/CounterPoint website for additional information.


The course remains committed to addressing relevant surgical/medical diseases and injuries in the three major categories of Acute Care Surgery: emergency general surgery, trauma, and critical care. The classic point/counterpoint (pro/con) format allows for optimal critical analyses of the current body of evidence on specific diseaseentities and injuries.

Day 1 will focus on specific management issues in trauma and the related controversies. The State-of- the-Art Lecturer will be David Hoyt, MD, FACS, Executive Director of the American College of Surgeons.

Day 2 is devoted to standard-of-care management for various problems in emergency general surgery. The State-of-the-Art Lecture (Charles Wolferth, Jr., MD Memorial Lecture) will be given by Dr. Michael Rotondo, Professor of Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center.

Day 3 will focus on the ongoing controversies in critical care management. Dr. Deborah Stein will be the featured State-of-the-Art Lecturer for this day.

The 2015 EAST Oriens Award "This is Why I Want a Career in Trauma" Fellow Recipient, Gerard A. Baltazar, DO and his EAST member sponsor, Ziad Sifri, MD will present on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 12:20 pm.

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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