47th Annual Eastern Great Lakes Burn Conference

September 26, 2019 to September 27, 2019

The West Penn Burn Center of The Western Pennsylvania Hospital is pleased to host the 2019 Eastern Great Lakes Burn Care Conference. Building on the long-standing tradition of this important educational meeting, this year’s conference — now in its 47th  year will focus on the collegial exchange of current research being done in the field. This ex-change of information and promotion of education will enable the entire burn care team to provide a higher standard of care and ultimately lead to improved outcomes for our burn patients.


Target Audience

This conference is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and registered nurses, dieticians and pharmacists, physical and occupational therapists, social workers and emergency medical technicians who are interested in burn care with an emphasis on complex clinical issues.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss current burn practices in different burn centers
  2. Review regional emergency preparation
  3. Discuss  collaboration between burn centers in the region


Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 13.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 13.50 APA
  • 13.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/26/2019 - 2:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
09/27/2019 - 5:00pm EDT
Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
600 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh 15222
United States
+1 (412) 391-4600

Parking available at nearby garages for fee.

Course Director
Ariel Aballay, MD

Medical Director, Burn Center

West Penn Hospital

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Allegheny General Hospital and West Penn Hospital.  The Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Allegheny General Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

Available Credit

  • 13.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 13.50 APA
  • 13.50 Attendance


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