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PHTLS Medical Director McSwain Receives Award

Jan 11, 2013

Norman E. McSwain, Jr., MD, FACS, NAEMT's PHTLS Medical Director, a general and trauma surgeon in New Orleans, La., was accepted into the Order of Military Medical Merit during the annual American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (COT) dinner.

The Order recognizes excellence and promotes fellowship and esprit de corps among U.S. Army Medical Department (AMEDD) personnel, and membership in the organization denotes distinguished service that is recognized by the senior leadership of the AMEDD.

Order of Military of Medical Merit medal recipients Drs. Norman McSwain and Donald Trunkey (center left and right, respectively) with (from left) Brian Eastridge, MD, FACS, and Stephen Flaherty, MD, FACS.