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A Team of Dignitaries from Rio de Janeiro - June 2011


Brazilian Team Group 1

A team of visitors arrived at the Bloom Conference room, Department of Surgery at approximately 10:00 am to receive a warm welcome from Raul Coimbra, MD, PhD, Chief of Trauma Division and Mark Talamini, MD, Chairman of Surgery.

Brazilian Team Group 2

The team of visitors was divided into two groups before touring the Medical Center. First group was escorted by Dr. Raul Coimbra. Top left: Emergency Room, top right: Trauma Resus Room, bottom: Radiology

Brazilian Team Group 3

Second group was led by one of our trauma surgeons Dr. Leslie Koyabashi, Assistant Professor. Both groups showed up at the trauma bay almost the same time.

Brazilian Team Group 4

Our visitors were presented with up-to-date trauma resus protocols by Dr. Coimbra, MD (top left), Patricia Stout, RN (top right) and Dr. Bruce Potenza, MD, Director of Burn Surgery.

Brazilian Team Group 5

Top left photo: Dr. Coimbra gave an overview of our Burn Center to the visitors. Top right photo: Dr. Jay Doucet shared his trauma care experience at the Olympics with the visitors. Bottom photo: Dr. Coimbra gave a talk on Trauma Systems to the group.

Brazilian Team Group 6

On the following day, a team of visitors continued to engage in the meeting with our faculty related to health care systems.

Brazilian Team Group 7

Finally, before their departure we managed to take advantage of one of the hospital entrances to take a snap shot.

Brazilian Team Group 8

Here is a close-up!