A message from the Chairperson; 

“CONFLICT MEDICINE CONGRESS IN A REGION OF TURMOIL”

For more than a century, the American University Medical Center – Faculty of Medicine has played a pivotal role in the evolution of health care in the region. During the Lebanese civil war, and the intervening Israeli invasion in 1982, the AUBMC was central in the treatment of the victims of a war that left 250,000 killed and over a million injured. For 16 years our institution treated victims from all sides of the conflict developing an expertise that was unsurpassed in the management of war related injuries. Over the past decade, the AUBMC has been at the center of healthcare for the victims of regional conflicts. Following the invasion of Iraq in 2003 and the destruction of its health system the AUBMC became an important destination for thousands of Iraqi patients seeking treatment for full range of afflictions… Read More..

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Issam Fares Lecture Hall Hisham Jaroudi Auditorium Jaber Sawaya Lecture Room Medical Dean's Conference Room -SML Hariri School of Nursing Classroom Ismail Khalil Auditorium
9:00 AM
9:30 AM
Explosion & Blast Injury Workshop

Dr. Ziad N. Kazzi
9:30 AM
11:30 AM

Workshop

10:00 AM
10:30 AM
11:00 AM
Coffee Break
11:00 AM
12:00 PM
11:30 AM
Coffee Break
11:30 AM
12:30 PM
12:00 PM
Hospital Emergency Preparedness

Dr. Eveline Hitti
12:00 PM
12:30 PM
48th MEMA: FAST, eFAST and Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia Workshop

Dr. Chakib Ayoub, Dr. Marwan Rizk, & Dr. Frederic Greco
12:00 PM
4:30 PM

Workshop

12:30 PM
Keynote 1: The Evolution of Humanitarian Intervention

Dr. Michael Van Rooyen
12:30 PM
1:00 PM
Children Can't Wait: A Roundtable Discussion on the Special Needs of Children with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities in Times of Conflict

Ms. Sigrid Kaag, Dr. Ramzi Nasir, Dr. Rose Mary Boustany, Ms. Melissa Diamond & Dr. Ghassan Issa
12:30 PM
3:30 PM

Workshop

1:00 PM
Keynote 2: The ICRC and its Humanitarian Mandate

Mr. Fabrizio Carboni
1:00 PM
1:30 PM

Disaster Response: How Armed Conflicts Differ

Dr. Mazen El Sayed
1:45 PM
2:20 PM

Acute & Chronic Effects of Chemical Warfare

Dr. Ziad N. Kazzi
2:20 PM
2:45 PM


Coffee Break
3:10 PM
3:40 PM


1:30 PM

2:00 PM
2:30 PM
Conflict Medicine and the Ecology of War

Dr. Omar Dewachi
2:30 PM
2:50 PM


The Attacks on Health Personnel and Infrastructure

Dr. Sebastian Spencer
3:10 PM
3:30 PM
3:00 PM
3:30 PM
Coffee Break
3:30 PM
3:40 PM



Fake Drugs in Regions of Conflict

Dr. Ismail Sukkariyyah
4:25 PM
4:45 PM
4:00 PM
4:30 PM
5:00 PM
5:30 PM
Opening Ceremony
5:30 PM
6:30 PM
Opening Ceremony
5:30 PM
6:30 PM
Opening Ceremony
5:30 PM
6:30 PM
Opening Ceremony
5:30 PM
6:30 PM
Opening Ceremony
5:30 PM
6:30 PM
Opening Ceremony
5:30 PM
6:30 PM
6:00 PM

Issam Fares Lecture Hall

Hisham Jaroudi Auditorium

Jaber Sawaya Lecture Room

Medical Dean's Conference Room -SML

Hariri School of Nursing Classroom

Ismail Khalil Auditorium

Issam Fares Lecture Hall Hisham Jaroudi Auditorium Jaber Sawaya Lecture Room Medical Dean's Conference Room -SML Hariri School of Nursing Classroom Ismail Khalil Auditorium
8:30 AM
9:00 AM
Osteomyelitis Associated with War Wounds Infections

Dr. Richard Gosselin
9:00 AM
9:20 AM

Antibiotic Stewardship in Times of War

Dr. David Nicolau
9:20 AM
9:40 AM

48th MEMA: FAST, eFAST and Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia Workshop Cont'd

Dr. Chakib Ayoub, Dr. Marwan Rizk & Dr. Frederic Greco
9:00 AM
4:30 PM

Workshop

Forensic Clinical Documentation of Torture for Physicians using the Istanbul Protocol

Dr. Coleen Kivlahan & Dr. Jan Gutermuth
9:00 AM
11:00 AM

Workshop

9:30 AM

10:00 AM

Discussion
10:40 AM
10:50 AM

Coffee Break
10:50 AM
11:10 AM


The ICRC Paradigm & its Implications

Dr. Stephan Du Mortier
11:40 AM
12:00 PM
10:30 AM
Coffee Break
10:30 AM
11:10 AM

Wound Ballistics

Dr. Paul Ley
11:10 AM
11:30 AM
11:00 AM
11:30 AM
Essential Management of War Wounds

Dr. Marco Baldan
11:30 AM
11:50 AM



Lunch Break
12:35 PM
1:30 PM
12:00 PM
Immunization in Conflict Settings

Dr. Claudia Truppa
12:00 PM
12:15 PM

Psuedomonas Infections in War Injuries

Dr. George Karam
12:15 PM
12:30 PM
12:30 PM
Lunch Break
12:45 PM
1:30 PM
1:00 PM
1:30 PM
Keynote 3: Human rights and Torture

Dr. Jan Gutermuth
1:30 PM
2:00 PM
2:00 PM
Epidemiology of War Trauma

Dr. Christos Giannou
2:20 PM
2:40 PM

Dermatology and the War Zone

Dr. Aldo Morone
2:00 PM
2:20 PM

Patterns of Torture

Dr. Coleen Kivlahan
2:20 PM
2:40 PM

Dermatology and Poverty

Dr. Aldo Morone
2:40 PM
3:00 PM
2:30 PM
3:00 PM
Coffee Break
3:00 PM
3:20 PM




Penetrating Thoracic Injuries

Dr. Eric Fosse
4:10 PM
4:30 PM
Coffee Break
3:00 PM
3:20 PM

3:30 PM
4:00 PM
Coffee Break
4:00 PM
4:10 PM


4:30 PM
Coffee Break
4:50 PM
5:00 PM


5:00 PM
Keynote 4: Open Abdomen in Trauma

Dr. Ari Leppäniemi
5:00 PM
5:30 PM
Questions & Answers
5:10 PM
5:20 PM
5:30 PM
Management of Pelvic Injuries

Dr. Christina Gaarder
5:50 PM
6:10 PM

Management of Blast Injuries

Dr. Fawzi Al Ayoubi
6:10 PM
6:30 PM
6:00 PM
6:30 PM
Blast injuries: Specificities and Trends

Dr. Marco Baldan
6:30 PM
6:50 PM

Issam Fares Lecture Hall

Hisham Jaroudi Auditorium

Jaber Sawaya Lecture Room

Hariri School of Nursing Classroom

Issam Fares Lecture Hall Hisham Jaroudi Auditorium Jaber Sawaya Lecture Room Medical Dean's Conference Room -SML Hariri School of Nursing Classroom Ismail Khalil Auditorium
9:00 AM
Keynote 1: Impact of war on Women

Dr. Jennifer Leaning
9:00 AM
9:30 AM


9:30 AM
Structural Violence and Access to PHC

Dr. Josyann Abisaab
9:30 AM
9:50 AM

Seeking Healthcare in War Zones

Dr. Hyam Bashour
9:50 AM
10:10 AM


Women Children and War: A Human Rights Perspective

Ms. Kathleen Hamill
10:20 AM
10:40 AM

Coffee Break
10:40 AM
10:50 AM



10:00 AM
Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

Dr. Ari Leppäniemi
10:20 AM
10:40 AM

Coffee Break
10:40 AM
10:50 AM


Limb Salvage Surgery

Dr. Said Saghieh
11:20 AM
11:40 AM

Prosthetic Management

Mr. Didier Cooreman
11:40 AM
12:00 PM
Renal Care for Displaced Patients in Host Countries

Dr. Rumeyza Kazanicioglu
10:00 AM
10:15 AM

Renal Care for Displaced Patients

Dr. Mohammad Ghnaimat
10:20 AM
10:35 AM


Support for renal care by NGOs

Dr. Nabil Karah
10:55 AM
11:15 AM

Role and Advocacy of Professional Renal Societies

Dr. Fredric Finkelstein
11:15 AM
11:35 AM

Open Panel Discussion

Dr. Mohamed Sekkarie, Dr. Rania Derani, Dr. Ali Saadi, Dr. Rumeyza Kazancioglu, Dr. Fredric Finkelstein & Dr. Lina Murad
11:35 AM
12:00 PM
10:30 AM
11:00 AM
11:30 AM
12:00 PM
Peripheral Nerve Injuries

Dr. Joseph Bakhash
12:00 PM
12:20 PM

Lunch Break
12:20 PM
1:10 PM


Conclusions: Reflections on Women's Health in Conflict

Dr. Jennifer Leaning
12:00 PM
12:20 PM

Lunch Break
12:20 PM
1:10 PM


12:30 PM
Burn in the Prehospital Setting

Dr. Tom Potokor
12:30 PM
2:45 PM

Workshop

1:00 PM
Workshop and Consensus Paper Writing for International Recommendations

Dr. Mona Al-Rukhaimi, Dr. Ali Abu Alfa, Dr. Fredric Finkelstein & Dr. Rumeyza Kazancioglu
1:00 PM
3:00 PM
This workshop is endorsed by the Lebanese Society of Nephrology & Hypertension
1:30 PM
2:00 PM
Management of Periocular Injuries

Dr. Riad Maluf
2:20 PM
2:40 PM

Coffee Break
2:40 PM
3:00 PM
The Psychological Burden on Child Soldiers

Dr. Joop de Jong
2:00 PM
2:20 PM

2:30 PM
3:00 PM
Keynote 4: Reconstruction of Craniofacial Injuries

Dr. Enrique Steiger
3:00 PM
3:50 PM


Urogenital & Perineal Reconstruction

Dr. Rami Nasr
4:10 PM
4:30 PM


3:30 PM
4:00 PM
4:30 PM
Drugs and War: A Historical Perspective

Dr. Farid Talih
4:30 PM
4:50 PM

5:00 PM

Issam Fares Lecture Hall

Hisham Jaroudi Auditorium

Jaber Sawaya Lecture Room

Ismail Khalil Auditorium

Issam Fares Lecture Hall Hisham Jaroudi Auditorium Jaber Sawaya Lecture Room Medical Dean's Conference Room -SML Hariri School of Nursing Classroom Ismail Khalil Auditorium
10:00 AM
Lessons Learned from the Military

Dr. David J. Smith
10:25 AM
10:35 AM

Proximie (Virtual Augmented Reality)

Dr. Nadine Hachach Haram
10:35 AM
10:45 AM

Lower Limb Reconstruction in Gaza

Dr. Naveen Cavale
10:45 AM
10:55 AM

Trauma Training Towards A Curriculum-Based Approach

Dr. Shehan Hettiaratchy
10:55 AM
11:05 AM

Discussion
11:05 AM
11:15 AM

Coffee Break
11:15 AM
11:35 AM

The "Global Medical Corps" Project

Dr. Enrique Steiger
11:35 AM
11:45 AM

Coffee Break
11:40 AM
12:00 PM

What Kind of Training Does a Conflict Area Surgeon Need?

Dr. Haytham Kaafarani
11:45 AM
11:55 AM


Developing Microsurgery in North Africa

Dr. Santolo Cozzolino
12:05 PM
12:15 PM

Lessons Learned from the 2005 London Bombings

Dr. Hasu Patel
12:15 PM
12:25 PM

Discussion
12:25 PM
12:35 PM
10:30 AM
11:00 AM


Cancer in Iraqi Patients Presenting to AUBMC

Dr. Deborah Mukherji
11:55 AM
12:10 PM

11:30 AM
12:00 PM
12:30 PM

Issam Fares Lecture Hall

Hisham Jaroudi Auditorium

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