47th Annual JAB Maui Burn & Wound Symposium

Please join us for an international conference that covers the latest advancements in wound healing, burn care, and infection control. Presentations will be made by physicians, nurses, researchers, related medical specialists, and others involved in the care of soft tissue injuries and related complications.

The Boswick Burn and Wound Care Symposium is designed for physicians, researchers, investigators, nurses, therapists, dieticians, and others interested in development of techniques, treatments, drugs, and devices in the study and management of wound healing, wound management, burn care, and infection control.

The flexible meeting times, gorgeous island setting and family-friendly activities make this the perfect conference to bring the whole family! Register today!

Endorsed By: American Burn Association, Australian-New Zealand Burns Association, Academy of Physicians in Wound Care and the International Society for Burn Injuries

  • Dr. Boswick
  • Dr. Glat
  • Dr. Silverstein
  • Dr. Blanco

John A. Boswick was born and educated in Illinois. He received his medical education at Loyola University in Chicago, and graduated with both a Master of Arts Degree in Anatomy and M.D. degree. After his residency at Cook County Hospital, Dr. Boswick advanced academically to Professor of Surgery at Northwestern University, Director of Surgical Services, and Director of the Sumner Koch Burn Center, and Hand Surgery Service at Cook County Hospital.

In 1972, Dr. Boswick and his family moved to Denver Colorado, where he became Professor of Surgery at the University of Colorado. Aside from his academic responsibilities, Dr. Boswick served the American Burn Association as its seventh President, and was also an officer of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He was a consultant for the United States Army, the World Health Organization, and served as Secretary General of the International Society for Burn Injuries. He authored more than 100 articles and chapters in surgical journals and edited several books on the art and science of burn care.

Dr. Boswick will be missed but not forgotten, as his name and legacy to the care of the sick and injured are memorialized through the Tanner-Boswick-Vandeput prize of the International Society for Burn Injuries.

Dr. Paul M. Glat grew up in White Plains, New York. After graduating cum laude from Princeton University in 1984, Dr. Glat attended medical school at New York University (NYU) where he completed extensive post-graduate training in general surgery. Dr. Glat then received advanced training at NYU’s Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Glat then expanded his focus and expertise to include reconstructive surgery for children. Upon completing a craniofacial surgery fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Glat joined the staff at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and began leading the Division of Plastic Surgery. He continues to hold that position in addition to now serving as both the director of Cleft Palate and Craniofacial programs and the director of the Burn Unit.

Dr. Glat writings and research have appeared in several major plastic surgery textbooks and over 90 plastic surgery publications.

Paul Silverstein, M.D., earned his undergraduate degree at Harvard University, graduating magna cum laude. After completing his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Silverstein returned to Boston where he completed a general surgery residency at the Boston City Hospital. From 1969 to 1972, Dr. Silverstein served as a Major in the U.S. Army Medical Corp at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, where he treated soldiers who had been injured in the Vietnam War. Following his military service, Dr. Silverstein decided to pursue a career in plastic and reconstructive surgery. He completed a residency in plastic surgery at Emory University in Atlanta and has been working as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon ever since. In 1975, Dr. Silverstein moved to Oklahoma City and now with over 34 years of experience, he has successfully helped thousands of patients enhance their image and self-confidence.

In 1975, shortly after his arrival in Oklahoma City, he founded the burn center at the Integris Baptist Medical Center that now bears his name. The Paul Silverstein Burn Center was the first of its kind in Oklahoma City, and its physicians, nurses, and staff have a history of providing compassionate, comprehensive care. Since 1979, Dr. Silverstein has served as a clinical professor of plastic surgery for the University of Oklahoma. He participates in many continuing education programs and is also a published author, having contributed in over 50 professional journals.

Dr. Carlos Blanco earned his medical degree from Seville Medical School in Sevilla Spain in 1961.  He completed his surgical residency in 1965 at Lebanon Hospital in Bronx New York. He has more than 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry which include involvement in Product Development, Clinical Research, Medical Marketing, Medical/Professional Education, Global Commercial Development, and International Marketing.

His professional achievements include serving on the Board of Directors for the Wound Healing Society from 1997-2000; Vice President  for the International Society of Burn Injuries from 1998-2004; Board of Trustees for the American Burn Association 1990-1991; Chairman of Wound Burn Facilities of ISBI from 1986-1991; in addition to numerous awards and industry recognitions. Dr. Blanco has given more than 400 presentations across the globe related to wound healing and skin substitutes and has authored more than 50 publications.

Board/Committee Members

  • Dr. Paul Glat
  • Dr. Anjay Khandelwal
  • Jacqueline McBride

Chairman

Dr. Paul M. Glat grew up in White Plains, New York. After graduating cum laude from Princeton University in 1984, Dr. Glat attended medical school at New York University (NYU) where he completed extensive post-graduate training in general surgery. Dr. Glat then received advanced training at NYU’s Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Glat then expanded his focus and expertise to include reconstructive surgery for children. Upon completing a craniofacial surgery fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Glat joined the staff at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and began leading the Division of Plastic Surgery. He continues to hold that position in addition to now serving as both the director of Cleft Palate and Craniofacial programs and the director of the Burn Unit.

Dr. Glat writings and research have appeared in several major plastic surgery textbooks and over 90 plastic surgery publications.

Scientific Chair

Dr. Anjay Khandelwal was raised in Orlando, Florida, and after his medical training, completed his General Surgery Residency from Temple University/Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, PA, where he served as the Chief Resident. This was followed by a Burn/Burn Reconstruction Fellowship at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA where he trained under Drs. David Heimbach, Loren Engrav and Nicole Gibran – pioneers in the field of burn care. He then completed a Trauma/Critical Care Fellowship at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Dr. Khandelwal currently serves as the Chief, Division of Burns and Director of the Burn Institute at Akron Children’s Hospital – taking care of adult and pediatric patients with burns and other complex wounds. In addition, he serves as the Director of the Acute and Reconstructive Burn Fellowship and Director of the Pediatric and Adult Reconstructive Laser Program. He maintains academic appointments in Surgery, Pediatrics and Bioethics at Northeast Ohio Medical University and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Dr. Khandelwal’s interests include acute burn care, critical care, complex wound management, leadership/team-building, innovation and ethics. He is actively involved with international outreach and founded India’s first and only pediatric burn camp. Personally, he enjoys traveling, performing and fine arts, photography and spending time with his family.

He is a keen supporter of the Boswick Symposium, and strongly believes that the meeting enables the truest form of collaboration and exchange of knowledge.

Conference Manager

Jacqueline McBride is Executive Director for The Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists (SimGHOSTS). SimGHOSTS is a healthcare education community that empowers users of simulation technology to improve learning and patient care outcomes.  Over the course of her career, Jacqueline has led a number of marketing, communications and event initiatives as Director of Communications at Salem Academy and College, Director of Marketing at Berkshire Hathaway and Director of Public Relations at Long Haymes Carr Advertising, working with clients such as HanesBrands, TJ Maxx and Sara Lee Corporation.

Attendee & Registration Information

Participation is for physicians, researchers, investigators, nurses, therapists and others interested in development of techniques, drugs and devices in the study and management of wound healing, wound management, burn care and infection control. Register early to get access to our discounted resort rooms available only after registration on a first come, first serve basis.

  • Registration Fees
  • Participant Info
  • Hotel Registration

The registration fee covers the program, participation in scientific sessions, continental breakfast, and breaks. The fee also includes participation in the Welcome Reception, Poster Reception and Symposium Sunset Cocktail and Evening Dinner.

Registration fees:
Physicians – MD, DO, DPM & PhD – $850.00 ($800 early bird discount until Sept. 1)
Non-Physicians, i.e. RN, OT, PT,  – $750.00 ($700 early bird discount until Sept. 1)

Scholarships may be available for students, please email jacqmcbride@gmail.com for more information.
Guest tickets (required) for all of the events are $350.00.  Children 12 and under are free.

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2025 Event Highlights:
Saturday, January 25 – Registration opens at 3:00 pm and the Opening Rooftop Reception starts at 6:00 pm
Sunday, January 26 – Thursday, February 1 – General Sessions from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm
Monday, January 27 – Wine and Cheese Poster Reception from 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Wednesday, January 29 – Sunset Symposium Dinner at 6:00 pm and After Party at 8:30 om

Additional Tickets:
Additional admission tickets for each event may be purchased on the registration page or at the symposium registration desk located in front of Lokelani. The cost for each additional ticket is $350.00 USD for all three events. Children under 12 years of age admitted FREE.

Dress Code:
We respectfully request that exhibitors, participants, and guests to the extracurricular events dress appropriately. Casual or Hawaiian attire is acceptable. Please no swim wear to the meeting and the evening events..

Hotel Registration Information
Attendees and exhibitors MUST register for the meeting before booking their hotel room.

Hotel rates:
Garden view – $529/plus taxes
Ocean view – $599/plus taxes
Premium Ocean view – $649/plus taxes

A link will be sent to the Marriott reservation system once you register and it is open.

The JAB Maui Symposium will be held at the Wailea Beach Resort – Marriott 3700 Wailea Alanui, Wailea – Maui, Hawaii 96753 USA 808-879-1922.  Hotel reservation information will be provided once an attendee registers.

Deadline Date: The discounted conference rate will be available until the contracted room block sells out. Any reservation received after this date cannot be assured a room in their desired category OR the group rate.  There are no refunds on hotel reservations after December 25.

Room Category Availability: Room categories are based on availability on the date the request is received. Should a category be sold out for the dates requested, your room reservations will automatically be confirmed in the next available category. Hotel reservations cannot be confirmed by phone.

 

Contact Information:
Wailea Beach Resort & Spa Marriott
3700 Wailea Alanui
Wailea – Maui, Hawaii 96753 USA
808-879-1922 (NOT FOR RESERVATIONS)
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  • Jan 25

    On Site Registration Begins

    Onsite Registration from 3:00 to 5:00 pm

  • Jan 25 1/27/24 6:00 pm

    Welcome Rooftop Reception

    JAB Maui Symposium Welcome Rooftop Reception from 6:00 - 7:30 pm

  • Jan 26

    Symposium Sessions Begin

    JAB Maui Symposium begins the morning of Sunday, January 26 at 7:30 AM. Breakfast will be served. Abstracts will be presented until 12:00 pm.

  • Jan 27

    Symposium Session

    The second session begins on Monday, January 27 at 7:30 AM. Breakfast will be served. Abstracts will be presented until 12:00 pm.

  • Jan 28

    Symposium Session

    The third session begins on Tuesday, January 28 at 7:30 AM. Breakfast will be served. Abstracts will be presented until 12:00 pm.

  • Jan 29

    Symposium Session

    The fourth session begins on Wednesday, January 29 at 7:30 AM. Breakfast will be served. Abstracts will be presented until 12:00 pm.

  • Jan 29

    Symposium Sunset Evening Cocktail and Dinner

    Overlooking the ocean will be the scene for the Closing Symposium Dinner.

  • Jan 29

    Final Symposium Session

    Final session of the JAB Maui Symposium.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS WILL OPEN APRIL 1

Abstract submissions for the 46th Annual JAB Maui Symposium will open on April 1.   If you have any questions, email info@jabmauisymposium.com. The abstracts are peer reviewed and may be submitted as an oral 6-minute, an oral 15-minute, or a poster presentation.

All abstracts need to be submitted according to the instructions on this page.   Abstracts submitted without the name of the presenter, a lecture title or a “final” abstract will not be put into the system.

You will be notified if your abstract has been approved by email.  All abstract presenters/speakers must register for the conference.

Abstracts must be submitted online in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.  ***The file name needs to have the last name of the primary author and an abbreviated title of the abstract.   For example, “McBride-Latest Breakthroughs in Burn Care.doc”***

No abstracts will be accepted via email. 

Poster size: Posters may be no larger than 4 ft x 6 ft.

Submit Abstract

Attendee & Registration Information

Participation is for physicians, researchers, investigators, nurses, therapists and others interested in development of techniques, drugs and devices in the study and management of wound healing, wound management, burn care and infection control. Registration is officially open.  Please remember to make your hotel reservation as soon as your register to ensure you receive your preferred accommodations.

Register Now

2025 Registration will open in March

The John A. Boswick, M.D. Burn and Wound Healing Symposium is a great opportunity to meet with leading surgeons and wound healing specialists face-to-face in both an academic and social atmosphere, and to expose them to new advancement in clinical practice and technology.

Exhibitors are invited to participate in all social events. The exhibit area is directly adjacent to the auditorium and is the site for the daily breakfasts plus meeting breaks. Each vendor will be provided with a table and two chairs.

**Please review the Exhibitor Prospectus for specific requirements for exhibitor abstract submissions, additional representatives, hotel accommodations, etc…

Sponsorship Levels:
PLATINUM: $15,000, GOLD: $12,500 USD, SILVER: $8,000 USD, BRONZE: $5,000 USD

Exhibitor Registration

The JAB Maui Symposium will be held at the Wailea Beach Resort – Marriott 3700 Wailea Alanui, Wailea – Maui, Hawaii 96753 USA 808-879-1922.  Hotel reservation information will be provided once an attendee registers.

Deadline Date: The discounted conference rate will be available until the contracted room block sells out. Any reservation received after this date cannot be assured a room in their desired category OR the group rate.  There are no refunds on hotel reservations after December 25.

Room Category Availability: Room categories are based on availability on the date the request is received. Should a category be sold out for the dates requested, your room reservations will automatically be confirmed in the next available category. Hotel reservations cannot be confirmed by phone.

2024 JAB Maui Symposium Sponsors

We would like to extend a special thank you out to all of the John A. Boswick, M.D. Burn and Wound Care Symposium sponsors.

If you are interested in being a sponsor for the upcoming Symposium, please contact us at info@jabmauisymposium.com or fill out the exhibitor registration portion of the website.

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