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Posted by on Sep 4, 2015 in Events & Appearances, Rom's Notes | 0 comments

SPECIAL INVITE: EMS providers in CT, NY, NJ: You’re invited to the 4th Annual Sepsis Heroes Gala in NYC free of charge

On September 17, 2015 at 7pm in New York City the 2015 Sepsis Hero awards will be presented. To recognize the special role that EMS providers play in emergency care for sepsis patients, the Sepsis Alliance would like to extend five free tickets to EMS providers interested in attending.


If you are interested, please email me for additional information.


This year’s honorees are:

Kevin Tracey, MD – President and CEO of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, and President and Professor of the Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine;

Sam Bass – The first officially licensed artist of NASCAR, and sepsis survivor;

Rom Duckworth – Emergency responder and award-winning educator;

Leo Araujo – Sepsis awareness advocate and founder of Fantastic Fun Day fundraising and awareness event;

Susan Irick – Sepsis survivor, nurse, and sepsis and pneumonia disease manager at Northeast Georgia Medical Center;

Carolinas HealthCare System – developed a Sepsis Collaborative to improve recognition of sepsis and reduce mortality.


Sepsis Heroes Keynote Speaker

Sepsis Alliance is pleased to have Leah Binder as the evening’s keynote speaker. Ms. Binder is President and CEO of The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit based in Washington, DC, representing employers and other purchasers of health care calling for improved safety and quality in hospitals.


Sepsis Heroes Sponsors

The Sepsis Heroes event could not be possible without the generous support of its sponsors. This year’s sponsors include Leading BioSciences, Cytosorbents, NASCAR, Wolters Kluwer Health, MSC, Intermountain Healthcare, Presence Health, Arena NYC, Checklist Boards, and Spike Out Sepsis.