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Telemedicine for Regional Burn Care

May 30, 2013

About this webinar:

Dr. Jeffrey Saffle presented on burn care in the region.

Following this presentation, participants should understand;

The limited resources available to care for burns in the US, particularly in the West

The ability of telemedicine to extend burn care expertise in both acute and follow-up situations
The value of portable device-based store and forward technology in consultations and other applications in burn care

Presentated by: Jeffrey R. Saffle, MD, FACS

A native of Utah, Dr. Jeffrey Saffle attended college and medical school at the University of Chicago, graduating in 1976. He then returned to Utah, and completed residency training in Surgery as well as a fellowship in burn care at the University of Utah. He joined the faculty in 1982, and served as Director of the Burn-Trauma ICU from 1985-2012. He is Board-certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. Dr. Saffle is past-President of the American Burn Association and the Southwestern Surgical Congress, and has served as chairman of the American Burn Association’s Multicenter Trials Group, and also serves on the Medical Advisory Board and Research Advisory Board of the Shriners Hospitals of North America. Dr. Saffle has published over 140 articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as a number of book chapters and numerous abstracts. He currently serves as Director of the Department of Telemedicine for the University of Utah Health Center.

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