Call for Navy and Marine Corps Attendance at the 21st Century Battlefield Medical Care Symposium

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SUBJ/CALL FOR NAVY AND MARINE CORPS ATTENDANCE AT THE 21ST CENTURY 
BATTLEFIELD MEDICAL CARE SYMPOSIUM//

POC/LCDR KATHLEEN DAGHER/BUMED/M9/DSN:  761-1648/TEL:  (703) 681-1648/
EMAIL:  KATHLEEN.R.DAGHER.MIL(AT)MAIL.MIL//

RMKS/1.  On 14 - 15 February 2018, the Deputy Commandant, Installations and 
Logistics, the Medical Officer of the Marine Corps, and the Surgeon General 
of the United States Navy will host the 21st Century Battlefield Medical Care 
Symposium at the Gray Research Center in Quantico, VA.  This event will 
review lessons learned in Navy and Joint Medicine from Operation IRAQI 
FREEDOM and Operation ENDURING FREEDOM and explore promising new ideas and 
technology to improve the treatment and movement of casualties in a future 
distributed operational environment and extend the Golden Hour.

2.  Day one of the event will feature military and civilian speakers, as well 
as panels, discussing battlefield medicine lessons learned from recent 
operations.  There will be representation from across the Department of 
Defense (DoD) and the U.S. Government with experts including providers, 
logisticians, planners, corpsmen, and medics.  Day two will focus on emerging 
medical technology and patient care.  A range of panels and presentations 
will provide a view into the future of medicine.  Speakers will include 
renowned futurists, ground-breaking and innovative physicians, as well as 
medical providers from a variety of fields.

3.  Anticipated attendees include Naval, DoD, and other Service medical 
professionals, industry representatives, civilian medical professionals, and 
academics.  There will be a range of emerging technology displays throughout 
the two days of the symposium to highlight and explain innovative approaches 
to medicine and technology as applied to future battlefield care.

4.  Marines and Sailors in commands and specialties where battlefield medical 
care is a critical consideration in their mission are encouraged to take 
advantage of this opportunity to learn more about the future of battlefield 
medical care in the 21st century by attending the symposium.

5.  Additional information including registration details can be found at:  
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/21st-century-battlefield-medical-care-symposium-registration-40159611479?aff=eac2

6.  Released by Vice Admiral K. M. Donegan, Director Navy Staff.//

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