Professor of Surgery and of Pediatrics, George Washington University, Children's National Medical Center. Safe Kids Worldwide, Founder. Washington, D.C.
Executive Director of the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma, and Chair of General Surgery and Director of the Division of Surgical Sciences at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC.
Todd Ponsky is currently Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at Northeast Ohio Medical University and a Pediatric Surgeon at Akron Children’s Hospital. He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio from 1995-1999, Residency in General Surgery at The George Washington University in Washington, DC from 1999-2005, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC from 2005-2007, and an Advanced Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children in Denver, CO from 2007-2008. Dr. Ponsky has a particular interest in minimally invasive pediatric surgery. He was the first to perform and report single port surgery in children and modernized the methods of the laparoscopic pediatric hernia repair. He has written over 80 manuscripts, edited two textbooks, and authored over 20 book chapters. He has a strong focus on surgical education and virtual education and has directed over 50 national / international courses. He has won numerous teaching awards including “The Faculty Teaching Award” at Case Western Reserve University Department of Surgery in his first year as faculty. He served as associate program director for the Case Western Reserve General Surgery residency program. He is the Associate Editor for The Journal of Pediatric Surgery, reviewer for over 15 medical journals and is on four editorial boards. He is on the leadership of four national/international societies and has been program chair and is currently serving as secretary on the Executive Committee of The International Pediatric Endosurgery Group (IPEG). He is involved in both outcomes and animal research with a focus on inguinal hernia physiology, surgical telementoring, as well as endoscopic repair techniques for pure esophageal atresia. He has a wife, Diana and three daughters, Sasha, Josie, and Ella.
Executive Director, Maryland Institute For Emergency Medical Services System, Baltimore, Maryland.
Associate Professor of Surgery, Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences; Chief, Trauma & Critical Care, San Antonio Military Medical Center San Antonio, TX
Chair, Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and U.S. Navy Staff Transplant Surgeon, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Bethseda, Maryland.
Professor of Surgery, Vice Chair, Department of Surgery, Program Director, General Surgery Residency Chief, Divison of Trauma & Critical Care at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Las Vegas, Nevada.
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto, Medical Director of the Burn Program at The Hospital For Sick Children. Toronto, Canada.
Trauma Program Manager at Children's National Medical Center. Washington, D.C.
Professor and Chairman of the Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, and Professor of Surgery at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officer at Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut.
Professor of Surgery at UCSF and Interim Chief of Surgery, San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. San Francisco, California.
Distinguished Service Professor at Baylor College of Medicine, Chief of Staff and Chief of Surgery at Ben Taub General Hospital. Houston, Texas
Pediatric and Burn Surgeon, Director of Trauma, Akron Children's Hospital. Akron, Ohio
Professor, Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.
Director of the Trauma Center at Boston Children’s Hospital and an Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is a former President of the Pediatric Trauma Society and a past-chair of the Trauma Committee of the American Pediatric Surgical Association. Dr. Mooney has been active in the Verification Review Committee of the American College of Surgeons’ Committee on Trauma and has conducted research into variation in the management of injured children between adult and pediatric hospitals.
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, George Washington University. Interim Chief, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Director of Orthopaedic Research Children's National Medical Center. Washington, D.C.
Dr. John Petty is a pediatric surgeon at Brenner Children's Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC, where he serves as the director of the level 1 pediatric trauma center. He is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at Wake Forest School of Medicine, with research interests in pediatric trauma care and antireflux surgery. He has been recognized for teaching excellence, and he is involved with student and resident training. He is active in professional organizations, including the Pediatric Trauma Society, where he is currently the chair of the guidelines committee and in the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST), where he is currently the liaison to the Pediatric Trauma Society. He has been a core member of the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma and has shared in the efforts of the institute from the very beginning. His care for sick and injured children is animated by his love for his three children and the patience of his wife.
Director, Acute Burn Service, Boston Shriners Hospital for Children; Associate Professor of Surgery at the Harvard Medical School. Boston, Massachusetts.
Rudolph N Schullinger Professor of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, Surgeon-in-Chief, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. New York, NY.
Chief of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, San Antonio Military Medical Center. Assistant Professor of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Major, US Air Force, Medical Corps. San Antonio, Texas.
Pediatric Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Children's National Medical Center, Washington D.C.
Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Associate Trauma Medical Director, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas. Austin, TX.
Director of the Urban Terrorism Preparedness Project at the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative. Adjunct Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University. Adjunct Professor of Disaster Management at the UGA. Professor of Disaster Medicine at Ben-Gurion University in Israel; Consultant to Harvard University, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Israel.
United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Professor and Chief, Burn Surgery, UC Davis Medical Center. Chief, Burns, Shriners Hospitals for Children. Associate Director of Research, Institute for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine. Sacramento, California.
Professor of Surgery, Director of Surgical Simulation, Chief, Division of Trauma and Combat Surgery USUHS, The Norman M. Rich Department of Surgery. Bethesda, MD.