The Trauma and Critical Care Symposium SESSION III: JOINT TRAUMA / CRITICAL CARE


Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital invites Surgeons, anesthesiologists, and other health care providers with an interest to trauma and critical illness to earn up to 20 hours in continuing medical education credit from the prestigious Harvard Medical School.   

The Symposia’s key note speakers will cover all facets of treatment encountered in Trauma and Critical care.  This unique opportunity gives physicians the chance to learn from world renowned doctors and receive the most in-depth and cutting edge information avaliable in the field of critical care and trauma.  The education delivered is exciting, readily applicable, and memorable

The Trauma and Critical Care Symposium will review state-of-the-art information about the diagnosis and management of severely ill patients. The Symposium provides an ideal mix of the traditional standard-of-care principles with cutting-edge, forward-moving practices. It explores issues related to surgical technique, resuscitation, inflammation and infection, respiratory care, nutrition, prehospital care, and ethics. 

After participating in the symposia, you will:

-Improve clinical skills in managing critically ill surgical patients
-Establish priorities in resuscitation of trauma patients
-Learn the evidence that supports decisions and interventions
-Receive examples based on real-life cases through expert panel and debate sessions
-List important diagnostic test and therapeutic maneuvers that are considered standard of care
-Consider new interventions and against-the-dogma techniques that may improve outcome
-Understand relevant areas of basic science that provide the foundation for clinical decision-making
-Interact directly with local and national leaders in the field of trauma and critical care

ACCREDITATION Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Harvard Medical School designates this educational activity for a maximum [Core Course Only 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM ] and [Core Course with precourses/workshops 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM ]. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Massachusetts General Hospital (OH-239/10-1-08) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. A maximum of [Core Course 14.75 CEU] and [Core Course with precourses/workshops 10.5 CEU] will be accredited to nurses.



George Velmahos

George Velmahos, MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Chief, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, Massachusetts

Carlos Brown

Carlos Brown, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Kimberly Davis

Kimberly Davis, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery;

Marc De Moya

Marc De Moya, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Michael Rotondo

Michael Rotondo, MD

Professor and Chairman: Chief of Surgery

Mark Shapiro

Mark Shapiro, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Carl Hauser

Carl Hauser, MD

Professor of Surgery