THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC: IMPLICATIONS FOR RESUSCITATION MEDICINE
The Safar Symposium is a two-day multi-departmental research conference held jointly by the Safar Center for Resuscitation Research and the Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation Education and Research (WISER) in the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. This year’s program is focused on the watershed effect of the opioid epidemic on resuscitation medicine. Outstanding national and local faculty will present the latest findings in their respective fields, including novel investigations spanning bench to bedside.
Linked to the program, the Peter & Eva Safar Annual Lectureship in Medical Sciences and Humanities will follow at noon, and will be presented by Lewis S. Nelson, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Director of the Division of Medical Toxicology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.
The first day of the Symposium will close with the Multi-Departmental Trainees’ Research Day, with oral and poster presentations by trainees from the Departments of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Neurological Surgery, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Day two of the program will be held at WISER, and is titled "Advancing Your Nursing Career Through Simulation." Register for the 16th Annual Safar Symposium here.