Tuesday, October 15

7:00 pm Arrival, optional dinner gathering for those arriving early

Wednesday, October 16

7:00 am – 7:30 am Breakfast and Registration
7:30 am – 8:00 am Welcome & Introductions
8:00 am – 9:20 am Periorbital Anatomy & Reconstruction

This session will teach the anatomy and patterns of pathology of the periorbital area, including upper lid, lower lid, and complex burn sequelae and reconstructive technique. 

9:50 am – 10:50 am Microsurgery
10:50 am – 11:10 am Fat Grafting
11:10 am – 11:40 am Tissue Expansion
11:40 am – 1:10 pm Lunch: Practice Analysis Small Group Breakouts

This session is an opportunity to receive constructive feedback on challenges faced at home. Participants will break into small groups of 3-5 led by one senior surgeon. Registrants will come ready to present the strengths and challenges of their present practice including specific cases if desired. Mutual feedback will be provided. 

1:10 pm – 2:10 pm Timing of Reconstruction
2:10 pm – 3:40 pm Perioral Anatomy & Reconstruction

This session will teach normal oral anatomy and patterns of burn sequelae ranging from perioral hypertrophic scar, microstomia, and dentoskeletal growth restriction and malocclusion. Technique presentations will address this range of problems.

4:10 pm – 5:40 pm Neck Anatomy & Reconstruction

This session will teach normal check anatomy and patterns of burn sequelae from mild limitation of range of motion through complex sterno-mental contractures with severe facial sequelae. Technique presentations will address key examples from this range.  

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Dinner with Lecture: History of Burn Reconstruction

Thursday, October 17

7:00 am – 7:30 am Breakfast and Registration
7:30 am – 8:50 am Ear Anatomy & Reconstruction

This session will teach normal external ear anatomy and patterns of burn sequelae including hypertrophic scar, partial loss, and total loss. Technique presentations will include scar revision and reconstruction by autologous tissues, Medpor, and prosthetics. 

9:20 am – 10:05 am Applying Translational Discoveries to Reconstruction
10:05 am – 11:15 am Nasal Anatomy & Reconstruction

This session will teach normal nasal anatomy and patterns of burn sequelae including nasal function, hypertropic scar, partial loss, and total loss. Technique presentations will range from scar revision through total nasal replacement either with tissue or prosthetics. 

11:30 am – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Can particular approaches to acute care reduce the need for reconstruction?
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Microsurgery
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Keloid Biology & Natural History

This unique session is focused on the challenges of keloids throughout the body. Natural history and biology will be briefly reviewed, followed by technique presentations from a broad array of settings.

Friday, October 18

(optional sessions, require registration, no additional fees)

7:30 am – 8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Burn Scar Laser Course:  Theory & Practice

This unique course will be a comprehensive hands-on practicum in the practice of laser for burn scars.

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Burn Reconstruction in Resource Limited Settings
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Perforator Flap Design and Execution

Incorporation of axial blood supply through perforators results in powerful robust flaps for reconstruction. This practicum will introduce several methods of design, including Doppler, Duplex, and design without aids in a lab setting in small groups. Faculty volunteers should be experienced in the design and elevation of perforator flaps.