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Posted  2/14/19

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TUESDAY, June 25

4:00 PM

11:00 PM

UHMS Board of Directors Meeting (Private Meeting)

 


WEDNESDAY, June 26

8:00 AM

5:00 PM

Pre-Course: How to Prepare for Accreditation

Caribbean 1

8:00 AM

5:00 PM

Pre-Course: Treatment of Decompression Illness in Recreational Diving

Caribbean 2

8:00 AM

5:30 PM

Pre-Course: Hyperbaric Oxygen Safety: Clinical and Technical Issues

Caribbean 3

1:00 PM

3:00 PM

CHT/CHRN Study Hall

Heron

3:30 PM

5:30 PM

CHT/CHRN Exam

Heron

4:45 PM

7:45 PM

HBO Therapy Committee Meeting

Canary

5:30 PM

7:30 PM

Associate's Council Meeting

Pelican

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

WELCOME RECEPTION

Ocean Terrace & Rio Mar Foyer


THURSDAY, June 27

7:00 AM

8:00 AM

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST / EXHIBITS

Rio Mar 5-Cord A

7:00 AM

8:00 AM

Safety Committee Meeting

Heron

8:00 AM

8:30 AM

President's Address: Nick Bird, MD

Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

8:30 AM

10:00 AM

Plenary Session: Controversies in the Hyperbaric Management of Late
Radiation Injuries

Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

8:30-9:00: 

A new appraisal: The fibroatrophic model of LRTI and HBO2: John Feldmeier, MD

9:00-9:30: 

Controversies in hyperbaric oxygen for treatment and prevention of ORN: Robert Marx, DDS

9:30-10:00: 

Panel Discussion

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

BREAK / EXHIBITS

Rio Mar 5-Cord A

10:00 AM

12:00 PM

Accreditation Council Meeting

Heron

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

ACEP UHM Section Meeting

Canary

10:30 AM

11:30 AM

Session A: HBO2 Theory & Mechanisms

Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

GME Committee Meeting

Canary

11:30 AM

12:00 PM

Poster Session A

Rio Mar 1-4

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

Stakeholders Summit Meeting (Private - invite only)

Caribbean 1

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

LUNCH

Ocean Terrace/Rio Mar Foyer

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

Kindwall Keynote: Modern surgical techniques and surgical adjuvants and hyperbaric oxygen: All have a role in mandibular ORN: Robert Marx, DDS

Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

Session B: Clinical HBO2

Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

3:00 PM

3:30 PM

BREAK / EXHIBITS

Rio Mar 5-Cord A

3:00 PM

5:00 PM

Editorial Board Meeting

Heron

3:30 PM

4:00 PM

Poster Session B

Rio Mar 1-4

4:00 PM

5:00 PM

Plenary Session: Physiology and Science in Hyperbaric Medicine

Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

4:00-4:30: 

Stem cells and hyperberbaric oxygen therapy: Stephen Thom, MD 

4:30-5:00: 

Research topics that need to be done for our field: John Feldmeier, MD

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

Education Committee Meeting

Pelican

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

BNA Board Meeting

Canary

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

Exhibitor Wine & Cheese Reception

Rio Mar 5-Cord A


FRIDAY, June 28

7:00 AM

8:00 AM

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST / EXHIBITS

Rio Mar 5-Cord A

7:00 AM

8:00 AM

Past President’s Breakfast

Canary

8:00 AM

10:00 AM

Plenary Session: DCI Theory & Mechanisms

Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

8:00-9:00: 

Oxygen toxicity: Where are we now? Jay Dean, PhD

9:00-9:30: 

Navy dive operations: Lessons learned about planning, DCS prevention and treatment:
Pete Witucki, MD

9:30-10:00: 

Wearable diving technology: John Florian, PhD

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

BREAK / EXHIBITS

Rio Mar 5-Cord A

10:30 AM

11:30 AM

Session C: Decompression Theory and Mechanisms

Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

ECCHO Working Group Meeting

Heron

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

Publication Committee Meeting

Canary

11:00 AM

1:00 PM

ACHM-UHMS Meeting

Heron

11:30 AM

12:00 PM

Poster Session C

Rio Mar 1-4

11:30 AM

12:30 AM

Registry Meeting (Buckey)

Canary

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

Stakeholder Summit Meeting (Private - invite only)

Caribbean 1

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

LUNCH

Ocean Terrace & Rio Mar Foyer

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

Lambertsen Keynote: Decompression sickness as an inflammatory disease: 
Simon Mitchell, MBBS, PhD

Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

QUARC Committee Meeting

Heron

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

Session D: Diving Medicine

Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

3:00 PM

3:30 PM

BREAK / EXHIBITS

Rio Mar 5-Cord A

3:00 PM

4:00 PM

BNA General Meeting

Pelican

3:00 PM

4:00 PM

Research Committee Meeting

Heron

3:30 PM

4:00 PM

Poster Session D

Rio Mar 1-4

4:00 PM

5:00 PM

Plenary Session: Altitude Decompression Sickness

Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

4:00-4:30: 

Combating flier’s “bends” during unpressurized flight and explosive decompression in World War II:
Jay Dean. PhD

4:30-5:00: 

USAF hypobaric exposures experience: Marc Robins, DO

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

UHMS Business Meeting - Open meeting

Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

5:30 PM

7:30 PM

Specialty Council Meeting (Toups) PRIVATE Meeting

Pelican


SATURDAY, June 29

7:00 AM

8:00 AM

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST / EXHIBITS

Rio Mar 5-Cord A

8:00 AM

5:00 PM

Non-Physician "Associates" Breakout Session (not approved for physician
CME credits)

Caribbean 2-3

8:00 AM

10:00 AM

Plenary Session: The Regulatory And Reimbursement Challenges Facing Nations And How These Have Been Addressed

Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

8:00-8:25: 

Canada: Ken LeDez, MD

8:25-8:50: 

United Kingdom: Pieter Bothma, MD

8:50-9:15: 

United States: Caroline Fife, MD

9:15-9:40: 

Australia: Michael Bennett, MD

9:40-10:00:  Panel discussion

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

BREAK / EXHIBITS

Rio Mar 5-Cord A

10:30 AM

11:30 AM

Session E: HBO2 Operations, Chambers, and Equipment

Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

11:30 AM

12:00 PM

Poster Session E

Rio Mar 1-4

10:00 AM

11:00 PM

Chapter President's Committee Meeting

Pelican

10:00 AM

12:00 PM

Diving Committee Meeting

Canary

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

Membership Committee Meeting

Pelican

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

LUNCH

Ocean Terrace & Rio Mar Foyer

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

Associates Luncheon (limited to 50)

Caribbean 1

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

Plenary Session:

Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

1:00-1:30: 

IBD update: Jay Buckey, MD

1:30-2:00: 

Thai dive rescue: Richard Walker, MD

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

Session F: Top Case Reports

Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

3:00 PM

3:30 PM

BREAK / EXHIBITS

Rio Mar 5-Cord A

3:30 PM

4:00 PM

Poster Session F

Rio Mar 1-4

4:00 PM

5:00 PM

Plenary Session: Topics in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine

Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

4:00-4:30: 

Top articles in HBO2: Fellow (TDB)

4:30-5:00: 

Top articles in Undersea Medicine: Fellow (TDB)

7:00 PM

10:00 PM

Awards Banquet (separate fee)

Rio Mar 5-Cord A

10:00 PM

12:00 AM

After Party (separate fee)

Ocean Terrace & Caribbean 2-3