Archive | June 2015

Team getting ready for Ukraine Trauma Resuscitation Lecture Tour in Ukraine June 21-June 30

It doesn’t seem possible, but time is upon us. The process of deciding what to take and getting donated products for teaching and humanitarian use is underway. One day symposia itineraries and all travel logistics in place. Lecture and Simulation case and FAST exam teaching final touches for lectures and format. The Ukraine hospitality and organizational skills in full flourish because of hosts Dr. Vitaliy Krylyuk of Kyiv, Chair of Ukraine’s Resuscitation Society and Dr. Sergei Bolyukh, surgeon of Vinnitsa.

So here’s our team:

Dr. Tim Nunez of Vanderbilt Trauma Surgery

Tim Nunez MD

Cherrie Scheinberg of Sam Medical (see

Cherrie Scheinberg

Dr. Sam Scheinberg of Sam Medical, former Vietnam Trauma surgeon:

Sam Scheinberg MD

Dr. Sergei Bolyukh with granddaughter Kristina:


Dr. Vitaliy Krylyuk (far right)and me, second from left:


Brian R. McMurray, MD, FACEP, FACP
American College of Emergency Physicians Ambassador to Ukraine