The George H. Clowes, Jr., MD, Trauma Lecture Visiting Professor: June 10, 2013

Boston Medical Center’s Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma and Acute Care, had the pleasure of hosting C. William Schwab, MD, FACS, for the George H. Clowes, Jr., MD, Trauma Lecture Visiting Professor on Monday, June 10, 2013 at Boston Medical Center.

Image

Dr. Schwab has been a long-term contributor to the field of trauma care internationally, predominantly in the areas of education, systems, injury prevention governance and leadership. While establishing the trauma and flight programs at the University of Pennsylvania in the 1980’s, Dr. Schwab and the Penn Team pioneered many aspects of the Damage Control approach now integral to trauma care. His leadership and vision trained many surgeons who have gone on to become leaders in their own programs worldwide.

Dr. Schwab was part of the group that initiated the international trauma operative training course. He has over 200 publications, chapters and has co-edited four textbooks. Dr. Schwab holds honorary memberships in the Royal College of Surgeons of Scotland (Glasgow), Swedish Surgical Association and European Society of Trauma and Emergency Surgery. Dr. Schwab has served as the President of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma and the International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care.

Image

Dr. C. William Schwab presenting “Damage Control: The Odyssey

Image

Surgical Residents and Trauma Attendings with Dr. Schwab enjoying an evening at the Seaport Hotel in Boston!

Image

Surgical Residents with Dr. Schwab

 

 

One thought on “The George H. Clowes, Jr., MD, Trauma Lecture Visiting Professor: June 10, 2013

  1. Joanne Skelley

    So nice to see Dr Clowes honored every year- I had the good fortune to work with him many years ago! He even hosted my first BCH Christmas party at his house in Dover and everyone who worked on the fourth floor of Dowling was invited- a very nice night…

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s