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Glen Tinkoff, MD, FACS, FCCM)

Glen Tinkoff, MD, FACS, FCCM

Glen Tinkoff, MD, FACS, FCCM is currently the System Chief for Trauma and Acute Care Surgery at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, an 11 hospital regional health care system serving northeast Ohio. Dr. Tinkoff has an appointment as a professor of surgery at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. He received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati, School of Medicine and completed his general surgery residency at Lankenau Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed fellowships in surgical critical care at State University of New York at Stony Brook and trauma research at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, PA. After fellowship, he was recruited in 1992 to Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Delaware as the trauma medical director of the Level 1 trauma center at Christiana Hospital. He served in this position until he was appointed Vice Chair of Surgery in 2006. He also served as the Delaware Division of Public Health’s medical advisor to the State trauma system for 16 years.

Dr. Tinkoff served 18 years on the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma during which he served on its region committee as state chair and region chief, executive committee, and chair of the performance improvement and patient safety committee. He has also served as chair of the injury prevention committees of both EAST and the AAST, and currently chairs the Trauma Prevention Coalition, which represents the major professional trauma organizations through promoting collaborative efforts and developing effective strategies in injury and violence prevention. For these efforts, Dr. Tinkoff was awarded the National Safety Council’s Surgeon’s Award for Service to Safety in 2014. He also has numerous peer reviewed publications and invited lectures on clinical issues in acute care surgery, trauma center and systems administration and management, and injury prevention and control.

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9th Annual Trauma Symposium

We are having our 9th Annual Trauma Symposium in November. We are currently in the process are developing our agenda. Please feel free to contact us with any ideas. We want this to be YOUR symposium.

Our NOTS mission is to provide the highest quality of care to patients across our region, and this symposium is great way to get your CME requirements while expanding your knowledge in trauma today. Of note: This year we have extended this symposium to healthcare lawyers and social workers.

 

Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland

 

Monday, November 11 from 7:15am to 3:30pm

Tuesday, November 12 from 7:15am to 3:30pm