Karch and Bahiraei Test Human Cut Suit in SF

Dr Fru Bahiraei and I were guest surgeons at the International Meeting on Simulation in Health Care held in San Francisco this week. We were accompanied by Wes Davis (pilot) who flew us to the Bay Area this afternoon. Our role was to test and demonstrate the utility of the Human Cut Suit for surgical and mass casualty training within the civilian sector. The Human Cut Suit was invented by…

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MMCS Logistics

Mammoth Mass Casualty Seminar, September 9-13, 2014 Travel A small resort town set in the heart of California’s spectacular Eastern Sierra, Mammoth Lakes lies on the edge of one of the largest contiguous wilderness areas in the Lower 48 States, less than an hour’s drive from Yosemite National Park. Driving times are roughly 5.5 hours from Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO/OAK) or Las Vegas (LAS), and 3 hours from…

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Mass Casualty Training

International Disaster & Austere Medicine Conference September 23-26, 2015 Mammoth Lakes, California KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Paul S. Auerbach, MD, MS, FACEP, FAWM Professor of Surgery at Stanford University, co-founder of the Wilderness Medical Society and co-founder of the Stanford Emergency Medicine Program for Emergency Response (SEMPER), Dr. Auerbach is one of the world’s leading authorities on wilderness and emergency medicine. Designed by Dr. Mike Karch, accredited by the University of Nevada School…

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Upcoming Missions and Events

2015 May May 4-8: MMM/Rotary International Austere Medicine Vocational Training Initiative, Chiapas, Mexico May 11-15: Annual Surgical Mission, San Andrés Larrainzar, Chiapas, Mexico September 23-26 International Disaster & Austere Medicine Conference, Mammoth Lakes, CA. 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ available for qualified medical professionals through the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Register Now!

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IDAMC Schedule – 2015

International Disaster & Austere Medicine Conference Pokonobe Resort Mammoth Lakes, California September 23-26, 2015 Schedule subject to change without notice. Final schedule and syllabus will be available in hard copy at event registration table. Sept 23rd Wednesday, September 23rd 2015:1730 – 1800 Registration / Badges 1800 – 1930 The Stanford Experience Following the 2010 Earthquake in Haiti – Keynote address by Paul Auerbach, MD * Location: Nevado’s Restaurant, 6042 Minaret Rd, (930) 150-1255…

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Mammoth Medical Missions 2014 First Quarter Update

Dear friends, supporters and volunteers, Through the first quarter of 2014, thanks to the amazing fundraising efforts by the Mammoth Hospital Auxiliary, the extraordinary generosity of our local community, the hard work of our many volunteers, and the hundreds of donations large and small sent in from across the globe (click here for a complete list of Founding Supporters—to the ultimate tune of more than $100,000!) Mammoth Medical Missions has taken…

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MMCS Schedule

Mammoth Mass Casualty Seminar Eagle Lodge Mammoth Lakes, California September 9-12, 2014 Schedule subject to change without notice. Final schedule and syllabus will be available in hard copy at event registration table Tuesday and Wednesday. Tuesday, September 9 – Informal Keynote/Welcome BBQ Sponsored by DePuy Synthes Eagle Lodge, 1800-2000 KEYNOTE TALK: Michael Karch, MD Wednesday, September 10 — DAY 1 Eagle Lodge (8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for qualified…

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IDAMC Schedule – 2016

Syllabus International Disaster and Austere Medicine Conference Presented by Mammoth Medical Missions September 20-24 Course Director: Richard Koehler, MD 21.0 Hours Category I CME Sept 20th Day #1: Tuesday, September 20th 2016:Location: Mammoth Brewing Company 2667 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, (320) 785-1045 Parking available outside1700 – 1800       Registration for IDAMC at Mammoth Brewing Company 1800 – 1930       Keynote Address: Impossible Dreams – East Face of Everest and Eradicating World Blindness Geoffrey Tabin, MD…

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Jan 2014 MMM Roadshow with Dr. Mike Karch

Dispatch from CEO Mike Karch, MD, about his recent trip to SF, DC and CO UCSF San Francisco, CA, Meeting of the American College of Surgeons I was joined by Jennie Walker, MD, ER physician at Mammoth Hospital and her husband Scott (pilot and firefighter) for the American College of Surgeons and UCSF review of the July 2013 Asiana flight crash. The meeting highlighted 3 points of interest to MMM…

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Mammoth Medical Missions Standing Down – Hurricane Patricia, Mexico

To all of our volunteers and supporters: Thank you for your quick response and for your preparation thus far. Based on information from the Mexican government, Direct Relief International (directrelief.org), and our local contacts in the affected areas of Mexico, there is NOT a need for a medical relief mission at this time. The local hospitals are intact and the major roads providing access to them as well. So far…

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