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Mitigating Crisis in Healthcare

October 8, 2021

Mitigating Crisis in Healthcare:

A One-Day Event for All Medical Professionals

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Attend this special one-day event and dive into some of the most pressing issues facing medical professionals today. How do we prevent physician suicide? How do we handle active shooter situations in healthcare facilities? How can we combat opioid addiction among patients?

As part of its 2021 Annual Symposium, the Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association is offering this one-day event for all medical professionals. These topics are critical to everyone in the healthcare field, and we encourage all providers to attend.

Attendees can receive up to 6.75 IPCE credits.

Register today for what is sure to be one of the most engaging Symposiums in recent memory.

  • WHEN

    Friday, October 8


    Foxwoods Resort Casino
    350 Trolley Line Boulevard
    Mashantucket, CT


    Foxwoods Resort Casino


Includes sessions, access to the exhibit hall, breakfasts, lunches, breaks, and evening reception.

Medical Professionals

Registration Rate:  $299.00

Note: There is an additional $50 fee for on-site registration.


  • The Management of Postoperative Infections
  • The Illusion of Perfection: Error in Medicine and a New Path Forward
  • Opioid Overdose Crisis: Trends and Strategies for Postoperative Pain Control
  • The Use of Radial Pressure Wave and Focused Shock Wave in the Treatment of Chronic Pain
  • New Innovations in the Treatment of Chronic Pain and Osteoarthritis with EMTT
  • A Public Health Perspective on the Diabetic Foot - Latest Evidence: Podiatry's Role in Amputation Prevention
  • Physician Suicide: The Story Behind the Numbers
  • Active Shooter and Civilian Preparedness

And more!


This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 6.75 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

Joint Accreditation Direct Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Trinity Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Karsten Knobloch, MD, FACS, serves as Chief Communication Officer for the International Society for Musculoskeletal Shockwave Therapy. He is a Board Member of the German-speaking society for extracorporeal magnetotransduction and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). Knobloch also serves as President of the German-speaking society for DIGEST shockwave therapy. Dr. Knobloch is a Professor of Surgery and the Owner of SportPraxis based in Hannover, Germany. He serves as the principal reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM), The Lancet, and The New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Knobloch is Board Certified in General Surgery, Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Sports Medicine, and Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Perry Lin MD is a native of the Chicago Suburbs, he attended the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign for an undergraduate degree in Bioengineering. He completed medical school at Rush University in Chicago Illinois and his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He currently is an assistant program director and core faculty member in the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Mount Carmel Health System in Columbus Ohio and Clerkship Director for Internal Medicine for the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. Additionally he serves as the National Co-Chair for Physician Suicide Awareness at the American Association of Suicidology and is part of the Governor's Council at the Ohio chapter of the American College of Physicians. He is nationally recognized and speaks regularly about physician suicide and physician suicide prevention. Most importantly he is the husband of an incredible mother and physician and father of 3 children that keep him on his toes.

Dr. David Banach is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University Of Connecticut School of Medicine. He is the Medical Director for the Antibiotic Stewardship Program and Hospital Epidemiologist at UConn Health. His clinical and academic interests are in the prevention and management of healthcare-associated infections, including surgical site infections. He has been in multiple leadership roles in the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America and currently serves as the Vice President of the Connecticut Infectious Diseases Society.

Michael Kahn, DPM

David Boisoneau,MD

Rachel Albright, DPM, MPH

Loice A. Swisher, MD, FAAEM, MAAEM

Ludger Gerdesmeyer, MD, PhD, FIPP

Peter Smulowitz, MD, MPH





October 8, 2021


Foxwoods Resort Casino
350 Trolley Line Boulevard
Mashantucket, CT United States
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