Annual Fall Trauma Symposium

Main Line Health Fall 2023 Trauma Symposium

Wednesday, October 25, 2023 

5:30 - 9:00 pm


Penn State Great Valley Conference Center, Malvern, PA


On October 25th, Main Line Health will offer its annual Fall Trauma Symposium designed for physicians, nurses, mid-level providers, pre-hospital emergency medical service personnel and other interested allied health care professionals.

Having received wide acclaim from our attendees, our dynamic expert speakers address the key concerns identified in today’s trauma care arena and the impact on patient outcomes, which is the key to its success. The Main Line Health Annual Fall Trauma Symposium will feature presentations on the latest advances and topics in trauma, while emphasizing the importance of quality patient care.

At the conclusion of the symposium participants should be able to discuss the most current trends in trauma care specific to vicarious trauma, maximizing recovery from severe traumatic brain injuries, traumatic pelvic injury management and cardiothoracic trauma care management.

Additional objectives include:

  • Identify skills to self-identify warning signs and risk factors for symptoms related to the negative impact of unresolved trauma
  • State pre-hospital to rehabilitation care management for patients who have sustained a traumatic pelvic injury
  • Identify the impact of early clinical management on reducing complications of severe trauma brain injury
  • Discuss treatment options for cardiothoracic trauma

Topics and speakers

  • Vicarious Trauma
    Jess Molavi B.S., M.A., ACRPS
    Clinical Manager of Specialty Services, Mirmont Treatment Center
    Executive Director H.E.R.O. (Helping Emergency Responders Overcome)
  • Maximizing Recovery from Severe Trauma Brain Injury

    Mithra Maneyapanda, M.D.
    Medical Director of the Brain Injury Program, Main Line Health
    Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital

    Benjamin Schreiber, P.T., DPT
    Physical Therapist, Main Line Health
    Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital

  • Pelvic Injuries: Putting the pelvic puzzle together
    Deviney A. Rattigan, M.D.
    Department of Surgery, Trauma Program at Paoli Hospital
    Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
  • Clinical Case Review – Cardiothoracic Trauma
    Kris R. Kaulback, M.D., FACS
    Medical Director and Chief of Surgery, Trauma Program at Paoli Hospital
    Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

Continuing education credits:

  • EMS: This program has been approved for 3.0 hours of Pennsylvania EMS Con-ed credit.
  • CE: Contact hours for the following disciplines have been applied for: nursing.


Registration is open from October 4 - 17, 2023

Main Line Health Employees must register in Health Stream; Course title - 2023 Trauma Symposium.

Non-Main Line Health Employees: Please register online

For questions or assistance with registration, call 484.565.8328 or email [email protected].

Registration fee: No cost.


Accreditation statement: Main Line Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Main Line Health is approved as a provider of emergency medical service continuing education by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Conflict of interest statement: Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing education activities sponsored by Main Line Health are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

There is no commercial support for this program.