40th Annual JAB Maui Symposium

Please join us for an international conference that covers the latest advancements in wound healing, burn care, and infection control. Presentations will be made by physicians, nurses, researchers, related medical specialists, and others involved in the care of soft tissue injuries and related complications.

The Boswick Burn and Wound Care Symposium is designed for physicians, researchers, investigators, nurses, therapists, dieticians, and others interested in development of techniques, treatments, drugs, and devices in the study and management of wound healing, wound management, burn care, and infection control.

The flexible meeting times, gorgeous island setting and family-friendly activities make this the perfect conference to bring the whole family! Register today!

Endorsed By: American Burn Association, Australian-New Zealand Burns Association, Academy of Physicians in Wound Care and the International Society for Burn Injuries

The 40th Annual Conference will offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and nursing contact hours through the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # 50-94.  More information to come.

  • Dr. Boswick
  • Dr. Glat
  • Dr. Silverstein
  • Dr. Blanco

John A. Boswick was born and educated in Illinois. He received his medical education at Loyola University in Chicago, and graduated with both a Master of Arts Degree in Anatomy and M.D. degree. After his residency at Cook County Hospital, Dr. Boswick advanced academically to Professor of Surgery at Northwestern University, Director of Surgical Services, and Director of the Sumner Koch Burn Center, and Hand Surgery Service at Cook County Hospital.

In 1972, Dr. Boswick and his family moved to Denver Colorado, where he became Professor of Surgery at the University of Colorado. Aside from his academic responsibilities, Dr. Boswick served the American Burn Association as its seventh President, and was also an officer of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He was a consultant for the United States Army, the World Health Organization, and served as Secretary General of the International Society for Burn Injuries. He authored more than 100 articles and chapters in surgical journals and edited several books on the art and science of burn care.

Dr. Boswick will be missed but not forgotten, as his name and legacy to the care of the sick and injured are memorialized through the Tanner-Boswick-Vandeput prize of the International Society for Burn Injuries.

Dr. Paul M. Glat grew up in White Plains, New York. After graduating cum laude from Princeton University in 1984, Dr. Glat attended medical school at New York University (NYU) where he completed extensive post-graduate training in general surgery. Dr. Glat then received advanced training at NYU’s Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Glat then expanded his focus and expertise to include reconstructive surgery for children. Upon completing a craniofacial surgery fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Glat joined the staff at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and began leading the Division of Plastic Surgery. He continues to hold that position in addition to now serving as both the director of Cleft Palate and Craniofacial programs and the director of the Burn Unit.

Dr. Glat writings and research have appeared in several major plastic surgery textbooks and over 90 plastic surgery publications.

Paul Silverstein, M.D., earned his undergraduate degree at Harvard University, graduating magna cum laude. After completing his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Silverstein returned to Boston where he completed a general surgery residency at the Boston City Hospital. From 1969 to 1972, Dr. Silverstein served as a Major in the U.S. Army Medical Corp at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, where he treated soldiers who had been injured in the Vietnam War. Following his military service, Dr. Silverstein decided to pursue a career in plastic and reconstructive surgery. He completed a residency in plastic surgery at Emory University in Atlanta and has been working as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon ever since. In 1975, Dr. Silverstein moved to Oklahoma City and now with over 34 years of experience, he has successfully helped thousands of patients enhance their image and self-confidence.

In 1975, shortly after his arrival in Oklahoma City, he founded the burn center at the Integris Baptist Medical Center that now bears his name. The Paul Silverstein Burn Center was the first of its kind in Oklahoma City, and its physicians, nurses, and staff have a history of providing compassionate, comprehensive care. Since 1979, Dr. Silverstein has served as a clinical professor of plastic surgery for the University of Oklahoma. He participates in many continuing education programs and is also a published author, having contributed in over 50 professional journals.

Dr. Carlos Blanco earned his medical degree from Seville Medical School in Sevilla Spain in 1961.  He completed his surgical residency in 1965 at Lebanon Hospital in Bronx New York. He has more than 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry which include involvement in Product Development, Clinical Research, Medical Marketing, Medical/Professional Education, Global Commercial Development, and International Marketing.

His professional achievements include serving on the Board of Directors for the Wound Healing Society from 1997-2000; Vice President  for the International Society of Burn Injuries from 1998-2004; Board of Trustees for the American Burn Association 1990-1991; Chairman of Wound Burn Facilities of ISBI from 1986-1991; in addition to numerous awards and industry recognitions. Dr. Blanco has given more than 400 presentations across the globe related to wound healing and skin substitutes and has authored more than 50 publications.

Board/Committee Members

  • Dr. Paul Glat
  • Dr. Roger Huckfeldt
  • Jacqueline McBride

Chairman

Dr. Paul M. Glat grew up in White Plains, New York. After graduating cum laude from Princeton University in 1984, Dr. Glat attended medical school at New York University (NYU) where he completed extensive post-graduate training in general surgery. Dr. Glat then received advanced training at NYU’s Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Glat then expanded his focus and expertise to include reconstructive surgery for children. Upon completing a craniofacial surgery fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Glat joined the staff at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and began leading the Division of Plastic Surgery. He continues to hold that position in addition to now serving as both the director of Cleft Palate and Craniofacial programs and the director of the Burn Unit.

Dr. Glat writings and research have appeared in several major plastic surgery textbooks and over 90 plastic surgery publications.

Exhibitor Coordinator

Dr. Roger Huckfeldt is a fellowship trained trauma and burn surgeon with more than 20 years of active clinical practice and trauma and burn service management experience.

Dr. Huckfeldt has been involved in trauma and burn research throughout his years in practice. This research experience extends from concept and basic science through product development and commercialization. His main research focus is centered on successful wound management and healing and skin and tissue health.  In 2012 Dr. Huckfeldt founded Palm Medical Solutions a product development company that specializes in medical device, burn and wound care products, infection prevention and pet and equine skin and wound care.

Meeting Coordinator

Jacqueline McBride is the Director of Operations for the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing (APWH), where she runs the day-to-day operations, as well as member services, conference event planning and strategic marketing and communications. Over the course of her career, Jacqueline has led a number of marketing and communications initiatives as Director of Communications at Salem Academy and College, Director of Marketing at Berkshire Hathaway and Director of Public Relations at Long Haymes Carr Advertising, working with clients such as HanesBrands, TJ Maxx and Sara Lee Corporation. She received her bachelor’s in communication from Florida State University. She also holds two degrees from Wake Forest University, a master’s in communication and a master’s of business administration.

Attendee & Registration Information

Participation is for physicians, researchers, investigators, nurses, therapists and others interested in development of techniques, drugs and devices in the study and management of wound healing, wound management, burn care and infection control. Register early to get access to our discounted resort rooms available only after registration on a first come, first serve basis.

  • Registration Fees
  • Participant Info
  • Hotel Registration

The registration fee covers the program, participation in scientific sessions, continental breakfast, and coffee breaks. The fee also includes participation in the Welcome Reception, Poster Presentation Reception and Symposium Sunset Cocktail and Evening Reception.

Registration fees:
Physician/PhD – $750.00
Non-Physicians, i.e. RN, OT, PT and students – $650.00
Guest tickets (required) for all of the events are $250.00.  Children 12 and under are free.

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Additional Tickets:
Additional admission tickets for each event may be purchased on the registration page or at the symposium registration desk located in front of the Makena Salon. The cost for each additional ticket is $250.00 USD for all three events. Children under 12 years of age admitted FREE.

Dress Code:
We respectfully request that exhibitors, participants, and guests to the extracurricular events dress appropriately. Casual or Hawaiian attire is acceptable. Please no shorts or swim wear.

Hotel Registration Information
Attendees and exhibitors MUST register for the meeting before booking their hotel room.  After registration, a code will be emailed that provides access to the discounted resort rooms.  This is the only way to gain access to the hotel room block.  

A two-night room deposit by credit card is due to guarantee a reservation. The hotel will not hold any reservations without the deposit.

Individual Cancellation Policy: Cancellations within 30 days prior to arrival will be charged two one night’s room and tax charges.

There must be an email address to accompany the reservation, the same address cannot be used more than once. For multiple room reservation requests contact jacqmcbride@gmail.com

Deadline Date: The discounted conference rate will be available until the contracted room block sells out. Any reservation received after this date cannot be assured a room in their desired category OR the group rate.

Room Category Availability: Room categories are based on availability on the date the request is received. Should a category be sold out for the dates requested, your room reservations will automatically be confirmed in the next available category. Hotel reservations cannot be confirmed by phone.

 

Contact Information:
Wailea Beach Resort & Spa Marriott
3700 Wailea Alanui
Wailea – Maui, Hawaii 96753 USA
808-879-1922 (NOT FOR RESERVATIONS)
(Must have the code received after registration to get meeting discount)
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  • Jan 27 3:00 pm

    On Site Registration Begins

    On Site Registration from 3:00 to 5:00 pm

  • Jan 27 6:00 pm

    Welcome Reception

    JAB Maui Symposium Welcome Reception

  • Jan 28 7:30 am

    Symposium Sessions Begin

    JAB Maui Symposium begins the morning of Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 8:00 AM. Continental Breakfast will be served. Abstracts will be presented until 12:00 pm.

  • Jan 28 5:30 pm

    Poster Session with the Authors with Wine and Cheese Reception

    This CME event will combine and education experience where the Poster Authors will present their original work during a Wine and Cheese reception in the Exhibit Area from 5:30 to 6:30 pm.

  • Jan 29 7:30 am

    Symposium Session

    The second session begins on Monday, January 29, 2018 at 8:00 AM. Continental Breakfast will be served. Abstracts will be presented until 12:00 pm.

  • Jan 30 7:30 am

    Symposium Session

    The third session begins on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 8:00 AM. Continental Breakfast will be served. Abstracts will be presented until 12:00 pm.

  • Jan 31 7:30 am

    Symposium Session

    The fourth session begins on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 8:00 AM. Continental Breakfast will be served. Abstracts will be presented until 12:00 pm.

  • Jan 31 6:00 pm

    Symposium Sunset Evening Cocktail and Reception

    A Sunset Luau-type atmosphere overlooking the ocean will be the scene for the Closing Symposium Dinner.

  • Feb 1 7:30 am

    Final Symposium Session

    Final session of the JAB Maui Symposium.

Call For Abstracts Open!

Abstract submission for the 40th Annual JAB Maui Symposium will open on May 1.   All abstracts need to be submitted according to the instructions on this page.  All abstracts are peer reviewed and may be submitted as an oral presentation or as a poster presentation.  Abstracts are due by November 15, 2017.  No Abstracts will be accepted after this time. 

You will be notified if your abstract has been approved by email.  All accepted abstracts will be published as part of the JAB meeting program and made available online.

All abstract presenters/speakers must register for the conference.

Abstracts must be submitted online in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.  ***The file name needs to have the last name of the primary author and an abbreviated title of the abstract.   For example, “McBride-Latest Breakthroughs in Burn Care.doc”***

No abstracts will be accepted via email. 

Submit Abstract

Attendee & Registration Information

Participation is for physicians, researchers, investigators, nurses, therapists and others interested in development of techniques, drugs and devices in the study and management of wound healing, wound management, burn care and infection control. Register today and remember to make your hotel reservation as soon as possible to ensure you receive your preferred accommodations.

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Exhibitor Registration Open!

The John A. Boswick, M.D. Burn and Wound Healing Symposium is a great opportunity to meet with leading surgeons and wound healing specialists face-to-face in both an academic and social atmosphere, and to expose them to new advancement in clinical practice and technology.

Exhibitors are invited to participate in all social events. The exhibit area is directly adjacent to the auditorium and is the site for the daily breakfasts plus coffee breaks. Each vendor will be provided with an 8’ table and two chairs.

**Please review the 2018 Exhibitor Prospectus for specific requirements for exhibitor abstract submissions, additional representatives, hotel accommodations, etc… — 2018 Boswick Exhibitor Prospectus.

Sponsorship Levels:
GOLD: $10,000 USD, SILVER: $5,000 USD, BRONZE: $3,500 USD

Exhibitor Registration

Already an Exhibitor? Log in to the portal here.

The 40th Annual JAB Maui Symposium will be held at the Wailea Beach Resort – Marriott 3700 Wailea Alanui, Wailea – Maui, Hawaii 96753 USA 808-879-1922.  There are a limited number of discounted rooms available for meeting participants, which can be reserved by registering for the meeting, which you will then be emailed a code to give to the hotel to book your room under this discount.  You cannot book the discounted room without first registering for the meeting.  Please note the following:

A two-night room deposit by credit card is due to guarantee a reservation.  The hotel will not hold any reservations without a deposit.

Individual Cancellation Policy: Cancellations within 30 days prior to arrival will be charged two one night’s room and tax charges.

There must be an email address to accompany the reservation, the same address cannot be used more than once. For multiple room reservation requests contact jacqmcbride@gmail.com

Deadline Date: The discounted conference rate will be available until the contracted room block sells out. Any reservation received after this date cannot be assured a room in their desired category OR the group rate.

Room Category Availability: Room categories are based on availability on the date the request is received. Should a category be sold out for the dates requested, your room reservations will automatically be confirmed in the next available category. Hotel reservations cannot be confirmed by phone.

2018 JAB Maui Symposium Sponsors

We would like to extend a special thank you out to all of the previous year’s John A. Boswick, M.D. Burn and Wound Care Symposium sponsors. Thank you for your participation at this year’s symposium.

If you are interested in being a sponsor for the 2018 Symposium, please contact us at info@jabmauisymposium.com or fill out the exhibitor registration portion of the website.

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