How to Save a Life: IR and Surgical Management of the Trauma Patient 2022

Lake Buena Vista, FL US
October 9, 2022 to October 11, 2022
Led by experts in interventional radiology and trauma surgery, this multidisciplinary meeting will promote the efficient management of the trauma patient, and all major topics in the global treatment of the trauma patient will be presented by experts in the field. It will highlight the important partnership between interventional radiology and trauma surgery. In doing so, it will bring internationally-recognized leaders to present a multi-faceted approach to care for one of the most challenging types of patients to care for: the critically-ill acute trauma patient. Furthermore, most of the program will surround current endovascular and interventional techniques and state-of-the-art equipment used to perform life-saving procedures by both interventional radiologists and trauma surgeons. Endovascular therapies of focus will include embolization, balloon occlusion, stent, and stent-graft placement, as well as other downstream interventions.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for interventional radiologists and trauma surgeons as well as other surgical subspecialties, intensivists, ER physicians, technologists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who care for critically-ill acute trauma patients.

Learning Objectives

After this activity, participants will be able to:

  • State the appropriate interventional radiology and surgical diagnosis and treatment guidelines for solid organ injuries;
  • Identify the unique challenges presented by the management of the trauma patient in the ICU;
  • Discuss how the approach to the pediatric trauma patient differs from the approach to the adult trauma patient;
  • Identify problems associated with the management of mass casualties;
  • Describe the role of nurses and technologists in the life-saving measures provided to the trauma patient;
  • Identify the emotional and physical problems afflicting healthcare workers in this field as well as resources available for help.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
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CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
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Available credit: 
  • 52.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 52.75 Participation
Event starts: 
10/09/2022 - 11:00am
Event ends: 
10/11/2022 - 2:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

How to Save a Life: IR and Surgical Management of the Trauma Patient Schedule
How to Save a Life: IR and Surgical Management of the Trauma Patient Schedule
How to Save a Life: IR and Surgical Management of the Trauma Patient Schedule
The agenda is subject to change.

Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club
1700 Epcot Resorts Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836
United States
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Please note rooms at the group rate are limited. Alternative options may be available, so call Disney at 407-939-4686 for up to date availability. Please secure accommodations before registering for the meeting.
Room blocks have been held at Disney's Yacht and Beach Club Resort and at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort for October 8-11, 2022 until September 8, 2022 or until the block is full. The meeting will take place at the Yacht & Beach Conference Center. If you choose to stay at any other hotel (including Coronado Springs), you will be responsible for your own transportation to and from the meeting. Parking for meeting attendees is complimentary at the Conference Center.
Disney’s Yacht and Beach Resort Run of House at $405.00 per night (single/double occupancy)
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Run of House at $249.00 per night (single/double occupancy)
  • Discounted rates are available 3 days pre/post the meeting.
  • Rates above do not include taxes of 12.5% (taxes subject to change).
  • Reservations received after September 8, 2022 or after the block is full will be confirmed on a space availability basis at the prevailing rate.
To make room reservations, please call 407-939-4686 and identify yourself as a participant of this meeting or access their online reservation system here and click on the “Book Rooms” link. Discounted park tickets are also available on the same website by clicking on the "Buy Tickets" link.
Please read all notices on the Disney website carefully before purchasing. Park access is managed differently than in the past. Please be aware that purchasing a ticket no longer guarantees admission. Reservations for park access, dining, and fast passes may be required and are limited.
Disney’s Magical Express (DME) is no longer a complimentary service for guests arriving at Orlando International Airport and staying at the Yacht and Beach Club. Mears Connect has taken over this service and for a fee you can reserve a space on their website:
Contact Direct Travel via e-mail.

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact Direct Travel via email at

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

Jeffrey A. Leef, MD  Jeffrey A. Leef, MD - Course Director
  Professor of Radiology
  Director of Interventional Radiology Trauma Services
Kenneth L. Wilson, MD, FACS  Kenneth L. Wilson, MD, FACS - Course Director
  Professor of Surgery
Osman Ahmed, MD  Osman Ahmed, MD - Course Director
  Assistant Professor of Radiology

Priya Prakash, MD  Priya Prakash, MD - Course Coordinator
  Assistant Professor of Surgery


Rakesh Navuluri, MD  Rakesh Navuluri, MD - Planning Committee
  Associate Professor of Radiology
  Director, Interventional Radiology Residency
  Director, Interventional Radiology Clinic

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this Other activity (live/enduring) for a maximum of 52.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professional Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the activity ends. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
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We anticipate more than 100 participants including interventional radiologists and trauma surgeons as well as other surgical sub-specialties, intensivists, ER physicians, technologists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who care for critically-ill acute trauma patient. Also in attendance will be our course faculty from the University of Chicago and other leading institutions.
Download the prospectus PDF icon here or contact Direct Travel at or 336-499-6705 for more information. We hope to see you there!
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