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AUSA Holding Medical Hot Topic Event

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Friday, September 18, 2015

The second-annual AUSA ILW Army Medical Hot Topic symposium, called “Health Readiness in a Complex World: Challenges and Opportunities,” will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at the Hilton Crystal City in Arlington, Va.

The one-day event will allow speakers and Army leaders to discuss the future of Army Medicine worldwide, health readiness through partnerships, innovation and technology.

Opening remarks will be given by Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, the Surgeon General of the Army and commanding general of U.S. Army Medical Command, and the keynote speaker for the symposium will be Dr. Paul F. Pasquina, residency program direction at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Panelists, including experts, Army leaders and industry partners, will open discussion to the health readiness of soldiers, covering the advancement of medical intelligence and surveillance, identification of possible future biological threats, health diplomacy, and preparing soldiers to optimize and maximize their health and performance.

The symposium is open to all AUSA members, military and civilian government personnel, invited guests and non-members. For more information, visit http://www.ausa.org/ausameetings/ht/medical/Pages/default.aspx.