Very Model of Modern Military Medicine
Thursday 11th January 2018
7 pm – 9 pm
Talk by Dr Douglas Kennedy, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dundee.
Douglas Kennedy qualified in both dentistry and medicine at the University of Dundee, followed by surgical training in Dundee, Glasgow and South Wales.
He is a Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at Ninewells Hospital, with extensive experience in the full range of Maxillofacial surgery including trauma, salivary gland surgery and surgery for facial skin cancer..
He is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army and has served as a Maxillofacial Surgeon in military hospitals in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
This talk will discuss some of the principles used for preparing a Field Hospital for deployment and how we ensure that what we deliver will be care of the highest order.
Team building will be discussed as will some of the ways we train to ensure readiness.
Interwoven will be some clinical cases as some examples of our work.
All are welcome to this talk. A finger buffet and tea/ coffee are available from 6:30 pm.
Directions to the Med-Chi Hall in the Polwarth Building on the Foresterhill Campus are available here (map).