Saving Hearts & Minds EMS Symposium

Thursday, October 26, 2017

7:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Dr. H. Edward Garrett, Sr. Auditorium

6027 Walnut Grove Road
Memphis, TN 38120

The purpose of this symposium is for EMS an other health care providers caring for stroke or acute cardiac patients to increase their knowledge to improve patient outcomes. Topics will cover stroke and acute cardiac care.


Time Topic Presenter
7:45 a.m. Registration, Vendor Exhibits
Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m. Welcome Marilyn McLeod, MD, FACEP
Board Certified EMS Physician
9:00 a.m. ECMO John Craig, MD
9:30 a.m. Update on the Mobile Stroke Unit Joe Rike
Director of the MSU
10:00 a.m. Cryptogenic Stroke: "The Hidden Truth" Joshua Lennon, MD
11:00 a.m. Break & Vendor Visits  
11:15 a.m. Innovating Pre-Hospital Care Kevin Spratlin, MS, NRP
12:15 p.m. AHA/ASA Award Presentation
Vendor Exhibits
1:15 p.m. Opioids John D. Bridges, BSPharm CPE
Director of Pharmaceutical Services
2:15 p.m. Pre-hospital Care of Seizures Khalid Alsherbini, MD
3:15 p.m. Evaluations  


Register for Symposium