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April 30-May 4, 2025 | Grapevine, TX

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Tuesday May 14, 2024

  • 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    Innovations in Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT): A Hands-On Skills Lab

    • Moderator/Speaker
      • Elizabeth FaustMSN, CRNP
    • Speaker
      • Devinder SinghMD
      • Kara CouchMS, CRNP, CWCN-AP, FAAWC
      • Michael DesvigneMD, FACS, CWS, FACCWS
  • 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM

    WHS Welcome and Introduction

    • Moderator
      • Rivkah (Roslyn) IsseroffMD
      • Timothy KohPhD
      • Traci WilgusPhD
  • 8:15 AM – 9:15 AM

    WHS SESSION A: Thomas K. Hunt Honorary Lecture

    • Moderator
      • Sundeep KeswaniMD, FACS, FAAP
      • Traci WilgusPhD
    • Speaker
      • Michael LongakerMD, MBA, DSc (hon) FACS
  • 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

    WHS SESSION B: Fibroblast Heterogeneity and ECM

    • Moderator
      • Mateusz WietechaDMD, PhD
      • Timothy KingMD, PhD, MSBE, FAAP, FACS
    • Speaker
      • Brett ShookPhD
      • Raul RamosPhD
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

    WHS SESSION C: Tissue Regeneration

    • Moderator
      • Min ZhaoMD, PhD
      • Subhadip GhatakPhD
    • Speaker
      • Jeff BiernaskiePhD
      • Sundeep KeswaniMD, FACS, FAAP
  • 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM

    WHS SESSION D: Wacky Wounds

    • Moderator
      • Carlos ZgheibPhD, MS
      • Rivka StoneMD, PhD
    • Speaker
      • Benjamin LeviMD
      • Hadar Lev-TovMD, MAS
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

    Innovation Theater Lunch (non-CME): Learn How to Help Your ABSSSI Patients Avoid Hospitalization

    • Speaker
      • Mark PierceMD
  • 12:45 PM – 2:00 PM

    WoundShark Innovation Competition Lunch (non-accredited, members only)

    • Moderator
      • Mitchell SandersPhD
      • Rivkah (Roslyn) IsseroffMD
      • Timothy KohPhD
      • Vickie DriverDPM, MS, FACFAS
  • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

    Debridement, Total Contact Casting and Advanced Therapies Hands-On Skills Lab

    • Moderator/Speaker
      • John LantisMD
    • Speaker
      • Andrew ApplewhiteMD, CWSP, FUHM
      • Paul KimDPM, MS, FACFAS
      • Peter ArnoldMD, PhD, FACS
  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

    WHS SESSION E: Infection and Microbiome

    • Moderator
      • Irena PastarPhD
      • Lindsay KalanPhD
    • Speaker
      • Paul BollykyMD, PhD
      • Sasha ShafikhaniPhD

The educational program is led by globally recognized educators who lead sessions that inspire and educate. You will leave with new ideas, strategies, and techniques that will strengthen your clinical skills, invigorate your approach, positively impact your organization's ability to care for patients and improve outcomes.

Abstracts

The Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) invites you to submit an abstract for consideration to be presented as a poster at the Marriott World Center in Orlando, Florida, May 14-18, 2024. This is your opportunity to share your cutting-edge research with the best-in-class audience of experts in the field.

CE Information

This conference is designed for physicians, nursing professionals, physical therapists, researchers, scientists, podiatrists, and dietitians across all practice settings involved in wound healing or wound care issues. SAWC Spring provides attendees who study and treat wounds with state-of-the-art reviews of clinical problems and research information.