H. Harlan Stone Lecture in Trauma

Dr. H. Harlan Stone

Dr. Harlan Stone received his MD at Emory University School of Medicine, did his surgical residency at Grady Memorial Hospital, and completed his pediatric surgery fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children, University of London. He served on the Emory faculty from 1962-1983, directed the Surgical Bacteriology Lab from 1963-1983, the Grady Burn Unit from 1965-1983, and both Grady Pediatric Surgery and the Grady Trauma Service from 1968-1983.

In addition to conducting numerous high-profile burn studies and investigations of surgical infections, he initiated efforts with Dr. Robert Smith, III, and the late Dr. Garland Perdue to develop an organ transplantation program at Emory, culminating in Georgia's first kidney transplant in 1966.

Dr. Stone is now an Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center.

Speakers, 2007 – To Date





S. Rob Todd, MD

– Senior Vice President, Grady Health System
– Chief, Acute Care Surgery, Grady Memorial Hospital

Combating Trauma Disparities


Clay C. Burlew, MD

– Professor of Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine
– Program Director, Surgical Critical Care and Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Fellowships, Department of Surgery, CU School of Medicine
– Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Denver Health Medical Center

Complex Pelvic Trauma Management


Eileen M. Bulger, MD

– Professor of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Burn, and Critical Care Surgery, UW Medicine
– Chief of Trauma, Harborview Medical Center

Optimizing Prehospital Trauma Care Through Research


Martin A. Croce, MD

– Professor of Surgery and Chief, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
– Medical Director, Presley Regional Trauma Center, Memphis

The Other Side


Michael C. Chang, MD

– Professor of Surgery, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
– Executive Director, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
– Associate Chief Medical Officer, Chief Quality Officer, Wake Forest Baptist

Optimizing Cardiovascular Function During Shock Resuscitation


Lenworth M. Jacobs, Jr., MD

– Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
– Vice President of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer, Hartford Hospital
– Director, Life Star (critical care helicopter service), Hartford Hospital

Increasing Survival from Active Shooter and Intentional Mass Casualty Events


Gregory J. Jurkovich, MD

– Chief of Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center
– Bruce M. Rockwell Distinguished Chair of Trauma, Professor and Vice-Chairman, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver

Acute Care Surgery: Building a Specialty


Michael F. Rotondo, MD

– Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University
Director, Center of Excellence for Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vidant Health
– Chief of Surgery, Vidant Medical Center
– Chair, Committee on Trauma, American College of Surgeons

Damage Control: Revolution, Rejuvenation and Recapitulation


John A. Morris, Jr., MD

– Professor of Surgery
– Director, Trauma, Burn & LifeFlight Patient Care Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

The Trauma Laparotomy, 2000 – 2010:
Lessons Learned in 25,000 Patients


Juan A. Asensio, MD

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine:
– Professor of Surgery, Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
– Director, Trauma Clinical Research, Training and Community Affairs
– Director, Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
– Director International Visiting Scholars/Research Fellowship
– Medical Director for Education and Training, International Medicine Institute

Difficult Injuries and Difficult Problems in Trauma Surgery


Loring W. Rue, III, MD

– John H. Blue Professor of Surgery
– Vice Chairman and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Department of Surgery
– Chief, Section of Trauma, Burns, and Surgical Critical Care
– University of Alabama School of Medicine

In Pursuit of the Golden Hour


Rao R. Ivatury, MD

– Professor of Surgery and Chair, Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Emergency Care
– General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond

Optimal Resuscitation in Trauma


H. Leon Pachter, MD

– George David Stewart Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of Surgery, New York University Medical Center

Terrorism, Turbulence and Trauma: An Analysis of the Past and Prognostic Implications for the Future


Richard J. Mullins, MD

– Professor and Chief, Trauma/Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University

A Critique of Dr. Stone's Top Ten Trauma Manuscripts


Timothy C. Fabian, MD

– Wilson Alumni Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis

H. Harlan Stone and Ernest Amory Codman: Academic Surgeons Ahead of Their Time


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