Meredith Gives Memorial Lecture at National Conference

Dr. Wayne Meredith

Dr. Wayne Meredith, CIPT executive director, and chair of general surgery and director of division of surgical sciences at Wake Forest Baptist, gave the Charles C. Wolferth Jr., M.D. Memorial Lecture at the 32nd Annual Point/Counterpoint Acute Care Surgery Conference, June 2 – 5 in National Harbor, Md.

Wolferth, a surgeon and medical trauma expert, spearheaded a state law that created the Pennsylvania Trauma System Foundation. He battled for decades to develop a foundation that would monitor the quality of care in hospital trauma centers. Wolferth was the chief architect of the Point/Counterpoint Acute Care Surgery Conference.

Meredith served as the Medical Director of Trauma Programs of the American College of Surgeons from 2006 through 2010 and chair of the Committee on Trauma from 2002 to 2006. He recently completed his tenure as a Director of the American Board of Surgery and American Board of Thoracic Surgery and is a past president of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma.