"Fluid Resuscitation" Topic of 27th Annual Aubre de Lambert Maynard Lectureship


Morehouse School of Medicine's (MSM) Department of Surgery will present its 27th Annual Aubre de Lambert Maynard Lectureship Wednesday, May 11, 2016.

Guest lecturer David B. Hoyt, executive director for the American College of Surgeons, will present "Fluid Resuscitation: History and Current Status." The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the auditorium of the school’s Louis W. Sullivan National Center for Primary Care.

MSM designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 one hour AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. After completing this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Review the history and origin of saline-based fluids for the treatment of shock.
  • Describe the changes in the trend of transfusion practiced today.
  • Discuss the rationale for 1:1:1 resuscitation.
  • Compare and contrast recent trials of hypertonic saline (HTS) vs lactated Ringer's (LR) solution.

MSM is happy to have its renowned surgical faculty present as well: Dr. Shaneeta Johnson, discussing healthcare disparities; Dr. Jacquelyn Turner, discussing undergraduate medical education; and Dr. Omar Danner, discussing the "Reach One Each One" pipeline program. MSM's rising surgery department residency chiefs Dr. Carl Lokko and Dr. Ruben Burbank will also present.

Daniel Dawes, author and MSM's executive director of Government Affairs, President's Office, will discuss "Health Policy Impacting the Intersection of Quality and Equity" and will hold a book signing.

Dr. Hoyt was appointed executive director of the American College of Surgeons in January 2010. His previous positions include executive vice dean for the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine; chairman, Department of Surgery at the University of California, Irvine; and professor of Surgery at the University of California, San Diego. He remains professor emeritus of Surgery at UCI.

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