Endovascular trauma: ensuring quality and patient safety

Some endovascular trauma procedures are relatively uncommon. Given that fact, a robust quality assurance strategy is an essential part of any endovascular trauma program. Risk mitigation for endovascular trauma “The best way to mitigate the risks is to prepare and plan for them,” said Megan Brenner, MD. For…

Interview with Eileen Bulger, MD, new chair of the ACS Committee on Trauma

Trauma surgeon Eileen Metzger Bulger, MD, FACS was recently appointed chair of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (COT). Dr. Bulger is the chief of trauma at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, where she directs both the adult and pediatric trauma programs. As the 20th chair…