trauma room

Elizabeth Dunmore, MD, became Chief Medical Officer for Conemaugh Health System in October 2020 after serving as Vice President of Medical Affairs for Conemaugh Health System since October 2016.  Dr. Dunmore continues in clinical practice by working part time in the Internal Medicine Residency Program.   Dr. Dunmore was an active member of the Nason Hospital …

Patrick Kim, MD, FACS represents the Pennsylvania Medical Society on the PTSF Board of Directors. Dr. Kim is the Vice-Chief of the Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, a Level 1 Trauma Center of Penn Medicine. He is a Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of …

AIS stands for the Abbreviated Injury Scale. The AIS coding certificate is a voluntary, periodic certification examination for all AIS coding specialists. Experienced AIS coders are encouraged to obtain certification. Those who pass the AIS coding certificate examination are eligible to use the registered designation Certified Abbreviation Injury Scale Specialist (CAISS) after their names. For …

CSTR stands for Certified Specialist in Trauma Registers. The CSTR recognizes those individuals who meet the requirements of the American Trauma Society’s Registrar Certification Board (ATSRCB) and pass the Certification Examination for Trauma Registrars. The CSTR encourages personal and professional growth in the trauma registry practice as well as establishing a level of knowledge that …

Manager of Trauma Center Development Anna Over, RN, MSN, TCRN, EMT-I joined our staff in November 2020.  She is the new PTSF Manager of Trauma Center Development. Prior to her arrival at PTSF, Anna was employed at the University of Maryland Medical Center, R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center since 2013 and worked in a …