• June 16 - 17, 2017

    2017 Creighton Trauma Symposium

    Hilton Omaha Hotel
    Omaha, Nebraska United States

    Please join us for the 2017 Creighton Trauma Symposium!   Our very special guest this year is Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS.   Dr. Carmona, a retired Vice Admiral in the United States Navy, served as the 17th Surgeon General of the United States and Currently is a Distinguished Professor at the University of Arizona.   He will give the Keynote Address – Prevention, Preparedness, Plagues, and Politics: The Life of the Surgeon General.

    Other speakers include such internationally renowned surgeons: Jose J. Diaz, MD, CNS, FACS, FCCM, Juan C. Duchesne, MD, FACS, FCCP, FCCM, Eric A. Elster, MD, FACS, CAPT, MC, USN, Ernest E. Moore, MD, FACS, and Frederick A. Moore, MD, FACS, MCCM as well as the co-host of the symposium, Juan A. Asensio, MD, FACS, FCCM, FRCS (ENGLAND), KM.  Historical topics, challenging cases and cutting edge research will be presented.

    The symposium rounds out with discussions of patient care in critical access hospitals- including trauma patients and burn patients, and the latest in the management of anticoagulant reversal.

    The closing session will feature patients who benefitted from the services provided by the division of trauma at Creighton University.   Two patients will present and discuss their trauma, and their experiences from the time of the trauma through their recovery and rehabilitation.  Family, first providers, rehabilitation specialists as well as a specialist in psychiatry will be discussants as well.

    Omaha is a city known for its world class zoo (ranked number one in the world), fine dining and the College World Series!   The College World Series opening game is 17 June!  Join us for a great educational trauma experience and stay for world class college baseball.   A few lucky participants will win tickets to the opening game of the CWS!


    More information can be found on the following web page:

    2017 Creighton Trauma Symposium

    The symposium brochure can be found at the following page:

    2017 Creighton Trauma Symposium Brochure

    You can register at the following page:

    Registration for 2017 Creighton Trauma Symposium


    We look forward to seeing you in OMAHA!!