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COVID-19 Webinar

The Panamerican Trauma Society (PTS) in collaboration with the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma-International Relations Committee (AAST-IRC) and the World Coalition for Trauma Care (WCTC) invites you to join Dr. Raul CoimbraPresident of WCTC, Surgeon-in-Chief at Riverside University Health System Medical Center and Professor of Surgery at Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Dr. David HoytExecutive Director of the American College of Surgeons and Professor Emeritus of Surgery at the University of California School of Medicine Irvine Medical Center, and Dr. Lilian AbboProfessor of Infectious Diseases at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Chief of Infection Control & Antimicrobial Stewardship at Jackson Health System; together with a group of specialists from many medical and surgical societies and educational institutions from around the world to talk about “What happens after flattening the curve, when and how to reopen hospitals and elective surgery”.

The webinar will be coordinated by Drs. Antonio Marttos and Michel Aboutanos and this event is hosted by the University of Miami in collaboration with PTS headquarters at Virginia Commonwealth University.


When: May 27, 2020 12:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: COVID-19 Situation in Latin America
Register in advance for this webinar at:


At the conclusion of this activity participants will be able to: 

  • Identify main challenges to treat COVID-19 in Mexico, Peru and Brazil

  • Recognize different local realities in Critical Care around the globe.

  • Apply other regions experiences to improve the outcome in COVID-19

  • patients.

You can find the recordings of the previous sessions and the Handbook for COVID-19 Prevention -& Treatment from China at

Credit Designation: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Please remember to register your CME credit online at: following these steps.

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