relevant disciplines will be in attendance, including nursing, EMS, specialist physicians and surgeons, public health officers, and hospital and health system administrators.


  1. Foster information exchange between federal officials involved in advancing emergency care regionalization and key stakeholder groups from around the country.

  2. Learn from past experience and current efforts.

  3. Hold discussions with federal partners regarding policy options that could be the focus of future federal action.


7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

Workshop Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m.

Welcome and Workshop Overview


Arthur Kellermann


Professor and Associate Dean, Health Policy

Emory University School of Medicine

8:45 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Regionalized Trauma Care: Past, Present, and Future


Session Chair:


A. Brent Eastman


Chief Medical Officer

Chair of Trauma Services

Scripps Health




David Boyd


National Trauma Systems Coordinator

Office of Emergency Services

Indian Health Services

Federal Interagency Committee on Emergency Medical Services

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