10/6/16 - "Emergency, Surgical, and Trauma Care for Children: the State of the Union"

Mary E. Fallat, M.D.
Hirikati S. Nagaraj Professor of Surgery
Division Director Pediatric Surgery
Hiram C. Polk Jr. Department of Surgery
University of Louisville
Kosair Children's Hospital

Brief Summary of Lecture:
Dr. Fallat will discuss the rich history and role of pediatric and trauma surgeons in trauma care. She will review the landscape of children's emergency healthcare across the country including EMS and hospital preparedness to care for children. Dr. Fallat will also address the unmet trauma and acute care surgical needs of children and possible approaches to filling this need.

Start Date: October 6
End Date: October 6
Time: 8-9 a.m.


  • John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3 Conference Center
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224