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Dr. Tina Palmieri to lead a discussion regarding burns and children

Thursday, June 19, 2014

(Sacramento, Calif) Dr. Tina Palmieri, assistant chief of burns, at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California will lead Alameda County physicians in a discussion of Burns and Children – What Every Provider Should Know, on Thursday, June 19. The presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m., at Scott’s Seafood, 2 Broadway. The lecture is approved for one-hour of continuing medical education (CME) credit. Space is limited and reservations are required. Call 916-453-2041 or send email to ncal.education@shrinenet.org.

A statewide leader in pediatric burn care, the Northern California Shriners Hospital treats burns throughout California, the Western United States, Canada, and Mexico. As Assistant Chief of Burns, Dr. Palmieri has extensive experience and expertise in both burn surgery and surgical critical care, offering children the best possible care. All patients are treated regardless of the ability of the patient or family to pay.

In addition to her leadership role at Shriners Hospital, Dr. Palmieri is professor and director of the Firefighters Burn Center at the University of California Davis, thus extending her burn/critical care expertise to both adults and children. Board certified by the American Board of Surgery in Surgical Critical Care and General Surgery, Dr. Palmieri is also a fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine and the American College of Surgery. Dr. Palmieri is a past president of the American Burn Association. Dr. Palmieri’s professional affiliations include the American College of Surgeons, the Association for Academic Surgery, the American Association for Surgery and Trauma, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Pacific Coast Surgical Society, and the International Society for Burn Injury

Shriners Hospitals for Children is devoted to transforming the lives of children through excellence in treatment, teaching and research. Located at 2425 Stockton Boulevard in Sacramento, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California provides care to children with orthopaedic conditions, spinal cord injuries, burns, cleft lip and scars from any cause. There are no barriers to care as admission is based on age and diagnosis. For further information call (916) 453-2000 or go online to shrinershospitalsforchildren.org.