How Do We Eliminate Preventable Death and Disability After Injury?
Eileen Metzger Bulger, MD, FACS, is the chief of trauma and trauma medical director for adults and pediatrics at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington as well as the Chair of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Committee on Trauma (COT). Dr. Bulger was appointed as the next COT Chair in October 2017 by the ACS Board of Regents. She is the 20th Chair of the COT, succeeding Ronald M. Stewart, MD, FACS, of San Antonio, TX.
A diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Bulger also is board certified in surgical critical care. She earned a medical doctorate at Cornell University Medical College. She completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Washington (UW) in 1999, where she concurrently completed a two-year National Institutes of Health Trauma Research Fellowship during her years of residency training, and then went on to complete a surgical critical care fellowship at UW in 2000.
Overall Series Objectives:
- Incorporate into practice intraoperative teaching and feedback to improve operative performance
- Incorporate cutting-edge surgical techniques and patient management strategies
- Incorporate into practice results from recent randomized-controlled trials/studies
- Communicate operative knowledge effectively to peers
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