Superando los Desafíos: Avances en la Atención de Trauma Severo y Emergencias

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Overcoming Challenges: Advances in Severe Trauma and Emergency Care


January 19 and 20, 2024 - Shakespeare Theater


International conferences and work panels for updates in severe trauma and emergency care



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Lugar: Teatro Shakespeare en Paseo San Francisco

Overcoming the Challenges: Advances in Severe Trauma and Emergency Care Superando los Desafíos: Avances en la Atención de Trauma Severo y Emergencias
Time/Hora Day 1 Agenda Agenda Día 1 Speaker/Ponente
8:00 to 8:20 Welcome & Introduction Bienvenida y Presentación Henry Vasconez, MD & Gene Coppa, MD
  Panel 1 - Program Development Panel 1 - Desarrollo del Programa  
8:40 to 9:00 Violence in Ecuador, Why We Need to be Prepared Violencia en Ecuador, Porqué Necesitamos Prepararnos Marlon Oviedo, MD
8:20 to 8:40 History of Trauma Management Historia del Manejo de Trauma Gene Coppa, MD
9:00 to 9:20 Building a Trauma Team Construyendo un Equipo de Trauma Jose Prince, MD
9:20 to 9:50 Break Receso  
  Panel 2 - Quality Review Programs Panel 2 - Programas de Control de la Calidad  
9:50 to 10:10 Trauma Team Concepts in Low Resource Setting Equipo de Trauma Conceptos en Escenarios de Escasos Recursos Nathan Christopherson, DNP
10:10 to 10:30 Closed Loop Communication Comunicación en circuito cerrado Jose Prince, MD
10:300 to 10:50 Trauma Simulation Simulación de Trauma Luis Llerena, MD
10:50 to 11:10 Panel 1 & 2 Q/A Panel 1 y 2 P/R Henry, Gene
  Keynote Notas Clave  
11:10 to 12:10 Lessons Learned from Military Deployment Lecciones aprendidas del despliegue militar Online Captain Joseph G Kotora, MD, USN
12:10 to 1:00 Lunch Almuerzo  
  Panel 3 - Advances in Trauma Management Panel 3 - Avances en el Manejo de Trauma  
1:00 to 1:20 What's old is new and What's new is old (TXA, REBOA, etc) Lo viejo es nuevo y lo nuevo es viejo (TXA, REBOA, etc) Laura Hansen, MD
1:20 to 1:40 Trauma Airway Management - New Advances Manejo de Vía Aérea en Traumatismos - Nuevos Avances Joe Marino, MD
1:40 to 2:00 Evolving use of Laparoscopic Surgery in Trauma Evolución del uso de la Cirugía Laparoscópica en Traumatología Gai Sugiyama, MD
2:00 to 2:30 Break Receso  
  Panel 4 Panel 4  
2:30 to 2:50 Brain Trauma Management during Hemorrhagic Shock Manejo de Trauma Cerebral durante Shock Hemorrágico Manuel Jibaja, MD
2:50 to 3:10 Pediatric Trauma Stabilization and Resuscitation Estabilización y Reanimación en Trauma Pediátrico Jose Prince, MD
3:10 to 3:30 ER to OR, When is Patient Transfer Safe De urgencias a quirófano, ¿cuándo es seguro el traslado del paciente? Joe Marino, MD
3:30 to 3:50 Panel 3 & 4 Q/A Panel 3 y 4 P/R Henry, Gene
3:50 to 4:00 Closing Cierre Gene Coppa, MD
  Day 2 Agenda Agenda Día 2  
8:00 to 8:20 Welcome & Introduction Bienvenida y Presentación Henry Vasconez Torres, MD
  Panel 1 - Panel 1 -  
8:20 to 8:40 Resequencing of ABCDE Resecuenciación de ABCDE Doug Isaacs, MD FDNY Medical Director
8:40 to 9:00 Role of Fast Ultrasound El papel de los Ultrasonidos Rápidos Agusto Maldonado, MD
9:00 to 9:20 Vacuum Closure of Surgical Wounds Cierre al Vacío de Heridas Quirúrgicas Laura Hansen, MD
9:20 to 9:50 Break Receso  
  Panel 2 - Panel 2 -  
09:50 to 10:10 Management of Life Threatening Facial Fractures Manejo de Fracturas Faciales Potencialmente Mortales Henry Vasconez Torres, MD
10:10 to 10:30 Blood Product Hemocomponentes Marco Herdoiza
10:30 to 10:50 Field Resuscitation Advances Avances en Reanimación sobre el terreno (en campo) Doug Isaacs, MD FDNY Medical Director
10:50 to 11:20 Break Receso  
  Panel 3 - Panel 3 -  
11:20 to 11:40 Trauma Video Review Revisión de Video de Trauma Jose Prince, MD
11:40 to 12:00 Disaster Management Gestión de Desastres Doug Isaacs, MD FDNY Medical Director
12:00 to 12:20 Challenges in Providing ATLS - Ecuador Desafíos en la provisión de ATLS - Ecuador Fernando Torres
12:20 to 12:40 Challenges in Trauma Management in Quito Desafíos en el Manejo de Trauma en Quito Ivan Cevallos, MD
12:40 to 1:10 Panel 1, 2 & 3 Q/A Panel 1, 2 & 3 P/R Rafael Barrera
1:10 to 1:30 Closing Cierre Henry Vasconez Torres, MD


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Henry C. Vasconez, MD, FACS, MBA

Dr. Henry Vásconez is the Dean of the School of Medicine at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito and also a full professor. After graduating with honors in medicine and surgery from the Universidad Central de Quito, he completed a rural year in Tena, Ecuador, and the Galápagos Islands. He then traveled to the United States to undertake his residency in general surgery at the University of Illinois and Cook County Hospital in Chicago. Subsequently, he specialized in plastic surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Following this, he completed a Fellowship in Craniofacial Surgery and Pediatric Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, and at the International Craniofacial Institute, also in Dallas. Dr. Vásconez then spent over 30 years at the University of Kentucky, ultimately serving as Chief of Plastic Surgery and being the first appointed to the Endowed Chair in Plastic Surgery at the University of Kentucky. He has over 100 peer-reviewed articles in select journals and has conducted research in various areas including: bone and mineral metabolism, breast cancer, cryopreservation, and breast reconstruction.

He has served as President of the American Association of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS), the oldest and most prestigious American organization of cranio-maxillofacial surgeons. His practice interests include congenital anomalies and craniofacial surgery.

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Gene F. Coppa MD

John D Mountain MD, Professor and Chair of Surgery
Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra Northwell

Chair of Surgery, North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Executive Director of the Surgical Service Line, Northwell Health
Senior Vice President, Surgical Services, Northwell Health

A Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Coppa received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and completed his residency at New York University/Bellevue Medical Center Department of Surgery. He has held senior academic positions at New York University, State University of New York, Downstate, and Albert Einstein College of Medicine prior to his present position. While at New York University, Dr. Coppa held several positions including a tenured academic position. He was the Director of Surgery at Bellevue Hospital Medical Center. He was appointed vice president for surgical services and Chair of Surgery at Staten Island University Hospital in 1998. He also was SIUH’s program director of both the general surgery residency training program as well as the minimally invasive surgery fellowship.

In his roles at Northwell, he is responsible for strategic planning for surgical services, including the Northwell Heath Physician Partners practice, and facilitating quality improvements in surgical disciplines across the health system, including the four surgical residency programs in the healthsystem. In addition, he directly leads the Department of Surgery at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Since 2008, he has been the Medical School Chair of Surgery in addition to leading the Northwell Health Surgical Service Line.

Dr. Coppa is a member of numerous professional societies and has served as President and Board Member of the American College of Surgery-Brooklyn Long Island Chapter, The New York Surgical Society, and the Brooklyn Surgical Society. He serves on the Board of Governors of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Coppa’s areas of surgical expertise include hepatic and biliary tract, pancreatic, colorectal, trauma and bariatric surgery. His academic interests have led to over 125 peer-reviewed publications and 10 books and book chapters in the area of gastrointestinal surgery. Dr. Coppa has lectured nationally and internationally. He has been listed in American’s Top Surgeons, New York Metro Top Doctors, New York Best Doctors, Long Island Best Doctors and New York Top 100 Minimally Invasive Surgeons.



Nathan Christopherson

Nathan Christopherson is an Assistant Professor at the Hofstra School of Medicine and the Vice President for the Northwell Health Surgical Service Line overseeing system wide surgical operations, quality improvement, research, education, and community outreach. He received his BA in nursing from Augustana University and completed both his MSN (emphasis in nursing leadership) and MBA from Grand Canyon University where he was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International. Nathan completed his Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) at the Yale School of Nursing where he was inducted into Sigma Alpha Pi. Nathan serves on multiple national committees for research and evidence-based guideline development and is a peer reviewer for the Journal of Trauma Nursing. Prior to nursing Nathan was a NREMT–Paramedic and a licensed National Ski Patroller.

In addition to his civilian experience Nathan served 14 years in the United States Military as a Combat Videographer, Combat Medic, and Trauma RN ending his career as a First Lieutenant in the US Army Reserve. During his 14 years Nathan deployed to Saudi Arabia in 2001 as part of Operation Southern Watch and to Iraq in 2003-2004 as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.


Dr. Laura Hansen

Dr. Hansen is an Acute Care Surgeon at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York City, New York. She completed residency in General Surgery at Northwell Health in New York in 2019. She went on to complete a fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts in 2020, and a second fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York in 2021.


Jose M. Prince, MD

Brief Bio- 2023

Jose M. Prince, MD, FACS, FAAP is the VP of Pediatric Surgical Services of Northwell Health and the Surgeon in Chief of Cohen Children’s Medical Center.  He is a Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics and Vice Chair of Surgery at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.  
A native of Queens, NY, Dr. Prince is invited internationally to speak about trauma, surgery, and children’s healthcare.  A graduate of Yale University School of Medicine, he completed his pediatric and general surgery training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. 
As the founding director of the Laboratory of Pediatric Injury and Inflammation in the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, he has pursued pediatric trauma and injury prevention research for over 20 years. In his role as executive sponsor for the Northwell Center for Gun Violence Prevention, he supports NIH and state-funded research, violence interruption programs, and educational efforts focused on firearm injury and mortality prevention.

Dr. Prince and his team’s work has recently been featured on Netflix in the docuseries entitled “Emergency NYC” which highlights their efforts on behalf of children.  He has authored more than 80 scientific reports, articles and chapters and is an active member of many professional societies, including the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Pediatrics.


Dr. Josepth G. Kotora, MC, USN

Special Staff Officer, Division od Special Projects, Directorate of Navy Staff, The Pentagon 1400 Defense Pentagon, Washington DC, 20301-1400

Dr. Kotora is an emergency physician serving in the United States Navy.  He earned his medical degree from Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, and holds a Master’s in Public Health from Rutgers University. He is veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and has completed numerous deployments across five continents. He currently resides in Arlington, Virginia and is assigned to the Pentagon, Washington DC.

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Gainosuke Sugiyama, MD, MSc, FACS

Vice President, Associate Regional Physician Executive
Ambulatory, Central Region

Gai  Sugiyama is a Professor of Surgery at the Zucker School of Medicine, Medical Director of System Robotics, System Chief of General Surgery,  as well as the Director of Graduate Medical Education for the Department of Surgery at Northwell Health. He also serves as the Chair of Surgery at LIJ Forest Hills as well as the  Director of Center of Excellent for Robotic Surgery and Hernia Surgery at LIJ Valley Stream.
He obtained his M.D. from  SUNY Downstate College of Medicine and completed his training in General  Surgery at SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn.  He is certified by the American Board of Surgery.  His clinical and research interests include advancements in robotic surgery and complex abdominal wall reconstruction. He also holds a Master of Science in Management from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champian. 

System Chief, General Surgery
Medical Director, System Robotics
Northwell Health
Chairman of Surgery
Department of Surgery
LIJ Forest Hills
Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra Northwell 

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Douglas Isaacs, MD, FAEMS

For the past eighteen years, Dr. Douglas Isaacs has served as Deputy Medical Director and now Deputy Chief Medical Director for the New York City Fire Department (FDNY).  As Deputy Chief Director, he is involved with the oversight of the 911 system as well as the education and training of Certified First Responders, EMTs, and paramedics.  He is the Medical Director for Manhattan, Special Operations Command, Safety Command, Rescue Paramedic program, Chair of the Medical Equipment Committee and is the Program Director for the FDNY-Northwell Health EMS Fellowship Program.  He is also the Medical Team Director for the FEMA Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) team, NY-TF1, and has been on numerous deployments.  Over the past ten years, he has been the Director of FDNY’s annual conference on medical special operations that is attended by professionals at the federal, state, local and international levels and is recognized as the leading forum for US&R and other pre-hospital professionals to actively share their best practices and ideas.

Dr. Isaacs earned his medical degree at Cornell University Medical College and completed residencies in internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center and emergency medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.  He is a practicing emergency medicine physician at Northwell Health Long Island Jewish Medical Center and is board certified in emergency medicine, and emergency medical services (EMS).  He plays an active role as an Assistant Professor at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and a core faculty member of the Northwell Health emergency medicine residency program.
Douglas A. Isaacs, MD, is the deputy medical director for the New York City Fire Department (FDNY). He is the medical director for Manhattan, Special Operations Command, Safety Command, Rescue Paramedic program, chair of the Medical Equipment Committee, medical team manager for NY-TF1, program director for the FDNY-Northwell Health EMS Fellowship and director of the FDNY’s annual Medical Special Operations Conference (MSOC).


Joseph Marino, MD

Dr.Marino currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Anesthesiology for Northwell Health.
Dr. Marino has over three decades of clinical, programmatic and research experience in Regional Anesthesia specializing in Ultrasound Guided Regional Blockade. He is the principal investigator of research projects focusing on PACU Lengths of stay in addition to the effects of preoperative immunonutrition on the surgical inflammatory process.

Dr. Marino earned his bachelor's degree from the New York University and his medical degree from New York Medical College. He completed a residency in Anesthesiology at Yale New Haven Hospital.


María Augusta Velez
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Teléfono: (+593) 2 297 1700 ext. 4023