1,349th Meeting

Milwaukee Academy of Medicine

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019


Wisconsin Club

900 W. Wisconsin Avenue

COCKTAILS 6:00 P.M.        DINNER 6:30 P.M.          PRESENTATION 7:30 P.M.

Dinner $48   Drink options available for a separate charge.




Marc de Moya, MD, FACS

Chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Medical College of Wisconsin




From Brain Injury to Thoracic Trauma: New Advances and Controversies



The presentation will focus on new and future innovations in treatment of traumatic brain injury and controversies/treatments of thoracic trauma.  This presentation is meant to provide a general overview of a few hot topics in trauma care.







Marc de Moya, MD, is an Associate Professor and Chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Medical Degree:  Temple University School of Medicine

Residency:  St. Barnabas Medical Center/Jersey City Medical Center

Fellowship: University of Miami/Ryder Trauma Hospital


Board Certifications: General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.





Dr. de Moya started his career at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital in 2005.  During his time at Harvard he quickly became a leader in education serving as the director or co-director for many educational endeavors such as the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, Medical Student Surgical Clerkship and the Massachusetts General Hospital Surgical Residency.  He also served as the medical director for the surgical ICU.  In Global Surgery, he introduced Advanced Trauma Life Support programming and other educational programming to Cuba where it has positively impacted on the care of their patients. He joined The Medical College of Wisconsin as the division chief in June 2017 and continues to be a strong leader nationally serving on many committees across the country and internationally.



Session date: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Wisconsin Club
900 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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Program Description: 

The Milwaukee Academy of Medicine hosts eight educational presentations every year: once a month from January through May, and again from September through November.  Distinguished national and local medical experts share their knowledge and experiences on topics of interest to a broad spectrum of medical practitioners.  The didactic presentations are comprised of traditional audio-visual modalities, a discussion period involving Q&A, and the sharing of personal experiences by audience members to facilitate expert commentary and further discussion.

For more information on the Academy or to become a member, please visit: www.milwaukeeacademyofmedicine.org

Reservations are required to attend any of our programs. There is a charge for dinner and beverages.


ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Target audience: 

Physicans of all medical specialties.

Learning objectives: 

At the end of this session, I will be able to:

  1. Define what it means to induce epigenetic changes to produce a prosurvival state in trauma brain injury.
  2. Compare and contrast historic treatment of pneumothoraces against contemporary evidence based approaches.
  3. Discuss the use of pig-tail catheters for hemothoraces.
Faculty & credentials: 
Planning Committee:
Matthew Lee, MD
Jack Kleinman, MD
Ellen Blank, MD
Carol Pohl, MD
Alonzo Walker, MD
Tod Poremski, MD
Daryl Melzer, MD
Arthur Derse, MD, JD
Program Director: Matthew Lee, MD
Marc de Moya, MD, FACS
Chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.



Amy L. John
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 456-8249