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March 14, 2016 - Mark Your Calendar: Greater Gulf Coast Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Symposium
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The University of South Alabama Department of Surgery will host the 7th annual Greater Gulf Coast Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Symposium on April 7-8, 2016, at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel in Mobile, Ala.

This symposium is designed for healthcare professionals involved in the management of trauma & critically ill patients.  It will provide physicians, surgeons, nurses, technicians, EMT, EMS personnel and residents with evidenced-based concepts and techniques in critical care in today’s world. Specialists will provide presentations on current topics and a forum for the exchange of knowledge and ideas on a variety of issues.  Panel discussions will also be provided to stimulate dialogue with the audience in a question and answer format. 

The 9th annual William A. L. Mitchell Endowed Lectureship in Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care will be held in conjunction with the seminar. This year’s lecture will feature Dr.  L.D. Britt, professor of surgery at the Eastern Virginia Medical School located in Norfolk, Va. Dr. Britt has served as president of the American College of Surgeons as well as president of the Southern Surgical Associates. The lecture, titled “What Acute Care Surgery Is and Its Journey,” will take place April 7, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel in Mobile, Ala.

Dr. Britt will also lecture during the two-day symposium. Click here to view the full list of speakers. For more information, contact Rebecca Scarbrough at (251) 471-7971 or visit http://www.usahealthsystem.com/trauma-symposium.

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