Trauma, Wound Care, and Emergency Medicine Technology And Impacts in Maryland
Dive into Baltimore’s shock trauma and emergency medicine technology ecosystem in a two-part series. Learn about the technologies that are emerging and the challenges of commercializing them, areas of unmet need, and how local institutions are supporting technology development.
Welcome and Introduction to Shock Trauma
Thomas M. Scalea, MD, FACS, MCCM
The Honorable Francis X. Kelly Distinguished Professor in Trauma and Director, Program in Trauma
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Physician in Chief, Shock Trauma Center and System Chief for Critical Care Services
University of Maryland Medical System
Take a virtual tour of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center, one of the highest-volume trauma centers in the United States and a worldwide leader in trauma care for more than 50 years. Each year, Shock Trauma serves more than 7,000 critically ill and severely injured patients, of whom 96 percent survive.
Following the tour, a select panel of Shock Trauma Center affiliated inventors will discuss gaps in the field and the technologies they are developing to improve patient care. Topics include drones, artificial blood cells, artificial intelligence, and more.