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Media Alert: First Annual Southwest Emergency Medicine Conference to Review Mass Casualty Principles and the Las Vegas Mass Casualty Incident to be Discussed

01-17-2018

Regional Conference is hosted by the Sunrise Health Graduate

Medical Education Consortium and TeamHealth

Las Vegas, NV – (Jan. 17, 2018)

What: The Sunrise Health Graduate Medical Education Consortium, in partnership with TeamHealth, this week will host the first annual Southwest Emergency Medicine Conference at the campus of MountainView Hospital.

Among the topics to be discussed will be mass casualty principles and protocols, and the 1 October Las Vegas mass casualty incident. Speakers include physicians from MountainView Hospital, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, TeamHealth Emergency Medicine West Group, University Medical Center and Clark County Fire Department.

Other topics include snakebites,asymmetric terrorism, international research development and physician and resident wellness.

When: Friday, January 19, 2018

8:00am – Welcome – Conference Director - Andrew Behl, DO, FAAEM

8:05 a.m. – Mass Casualty Principles and Protocols - Frank Lee, DO, MountainView Hospital

8:30 a.m. – The Las Vegas Mass Casualty Incident - Scott Scherr, MD and Clarence Dunagan, MD, MountainView and Sunrise hospitals

9:30 a.m. – Panel Discussion:

  • Dr. Scott Scherr, Regional Medical Director, Chairman of Emergency Services, EM/HM TeamHealth Emergency Medicine West Group
  • Dr. Clarence Dunagan, Past Chief of Staff, Facility Medical Director MountainView Medical Center, TeamHealth Emergency Medicine, West Group
  • Dr. Patrick Flores, Attending ED Physician TeamHealth, Clinical Faculty Sunrise Health EM Residency
  • Dr. Brandon Snook, Trauma Surgeon UMC
  • Troy Tuke, Assistant Fire Chief, Clark County Fire Department
  • Robert Weiss, MPAS, PA-C, APC Operations Manager for HCA TeamHealth Emergency Medicine West Group

10:30 a.m. – Physician and Resident Wellness – Greg Guldner, MD and Suzanne Roozendaal, DO, UC Riverside and MountainView hospital

12:30 p.m. – International Research Development – Shane Sergent, DO, Kingman Regional Medical Center

1:30 p.m. – Asymmetric Terrorism - Michael Allswede, DO, MountainView Hospital

2:20 p.m. – Transfusion Strategies – Sophia Johnson, DO, Kingman Regional Medical Center

3:05 p.m. – Snakebites: Evaluation, Management and Antivenom Principles -Kristina Domanski, MBBS, BSc, MountainView Hospital

Where: MountainView Medical Office Building, 2880 N. Tenaya Way, first floor, 89128

Who: The conference is intended for emergency medicine educators, practicing emergency physicians, residents and allied emergency medicine providers. Evidenced-based topics will be presented in a workshop format to increase the knowledge and competency of attendees.

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About Sunrise Health Graduate Medical Education Consortium:

The Sunrise Health Graduate Medical Education Consortium offers innovative approaches to residency training in an extraordinary, collaborative environment. Led by a world-class team of medical educators, our residents and medical student clerkships receive the highest quality educational experience.

Founded in 2015, and ushering in its inaugural class in 2016, the Sunrise Health Graduate Medical Education Consortium encompasses Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Emergency Medicine, OB-GYN and Transitional Year.

The Sunrise Health Graduate Medical Education Consortium is a member of the respected Sunrise Health System consisting of MountainView Hospital, Southern Hills Hospital, Sunrise Hospital and Sunrise Children’s Hospital, as well as several surgery, diagnostic imaging, urgent care centers and outpatient physician clinics, offering a complete range of specialized and technologically advanced services.

2880 N. Tenaya Way

Las Vegas, NV 89128
www.SunriseHealthGME.com