FIAT Course (Full Immersion in Acute Care Surgery and Trauma) - Bronson Healthcare
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FIAT Course (Full Immersion in Acute Care Surgery and Trauma)

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Nov 22-23, 2019
Bronson Gilmore Center for Health Education
Kalamazoo, MI

WSES launches a comprehensive educational initiative envisioned to expose the participant to various topics an emergency surgeon encounters in his daily work: Full Immersion in Acute care surgery and Trauma.

Registration Details

Register Online by November 1st.

If paying by check please make payable to Bronson Trauma Services and mail to:

Bronson Methodist Hospital Trauma Services, 601 John Street Box 67 Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Fees & Payment

Attending Physician: $300.00

Residents and Medical Students: $150.00


Upon completion of the course the participant will master knowledge on the management of intra-abdominal sepsis as well as basic knowledge on modern strategies in the treatment of common surgical emergencies. Finally the participants will acquire tools to manage and be involved in the treatment of the surgical patient in the surgical ICU.

The FIAT Course vendor registration will include one 6-foot table with 2 chairs for two representatives.  You will also receive lunch as well as an assortment of snacks and beverages throughout the day.  The two representatives may attend any of the lectures which are of an interest to you.


Fikri Abu Zidan (UAE)

Luca Ansaloni (Italy)

Fausto Catena (Italy)

Federico Coccolini (Italy)

Mark De Moya (USA)

Lena Napolitano (USA)

Yoram Kluger (Israel)

Oreste Romeo (USA)

Massimo Sartelli (Italy)

Robert Sawyer (USA)

22/11 A.E.E.S

Advanced Evidences in Emergency Surgery

23/11 RIS

Research in Surgery

WSES Guidelines: Y. Kluger and R. Sawyer WJES Course: How to Perform, Analyze, Present and Publish a Research Paper: F. Abu Zidan and O. Romeo
WSES/WJES Presentation: F. Catena Generating Research Questions and Ethics: F. Abu Zidan
Entry Test Getting Started: Statistics - When and How: F. Abu Zidan
ASBO: F. Catena Focus on Meta-analysis: F. Coccolini
Case Discussion: O. Romeo Focus on Multicenter Trials, Registries: M. Sartelli
Complicated Hernias: M. De Moya Focus on RCT: L. Ansaloni
Case Discussion: F. Catena Focus on Retrospective Studies: M. De Moya
Acute Cholecystitis: L. Ansaloni Writing Your First Paper: F. Abu Zidan
Case Discussion: F. Abu Zidan What does the editor expect? Referees and Reviewers: Y. Kluger
Acute Appendicitis: F. Coccolini Choosing the right journal: F. Catena
Case Discussion: M. Sartelli
Complicated Peptic Ulcers: O. Romeo
Case Discussion: F. Coccolini
Intra-abdominal Infections: M. Sartelli
Case Discussion: L. Napolitano
Acute Diverticulitis: Y. Kluger
Case Discussion: M. De Moya
Colon Cancer Obstruction: L. Ansaloni
Case Discussion: R. Sawyer
Mesenteric Ischemia: F. Catena
Case Discussion: Y. Kluger
Acute Esophagus: F. Coccolini
Case Discussion: F. Abu Zidan
Exit Test
Satisfaction Survey


Bronson Trauma Services, Administrative Assistant at (269) 341-7959 or send an email

Schedule & Location


This event includes all of the 2 meeting times below.
Date Time Location
1. Fri, November 22 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM Bronson Gilmore Center for Health Education
2. Sat, November 23 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM Bronson Gilmore Center for Health Education

Location Details

  • Bronson Gilmore Center for Health Education
    7 Healthcare Plaza
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007
    Main: (269) 341-7844
    Fax: (269) 341-8523

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Call Bronson HealthAnswers at 
(269) 341-7723 or
(800) 451-6310

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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