October 2015

Saturday, October 31, 2015

This medical exchange revealed new information with respect to providing care in an operational setting, either during combat or disaster response, which is a binding theme of military and civilian practitioners. The Keynote Speaker was Vice Admiral Matthew Nathan, 37th Surgeon General of the U.S. Navy. Major General Kishore Rana spoke about lessons learned from the Nepal earthquake in 2014. Other speakers included, Dr. Huseby, Commander Brendan Drew, Dr. Nikolaj Wolfson, Commander Shapira, and Jim Morrissey, giving their combat and disaster response medical expertise.