2017 ETMC Tyler Annual Medical Staff Dinner

Tuesday, September 26

6:30 p.m.

ETMC Pavilion, 801 Clinic Drive

RSVP requested by Sept. 22

Call Angela Batie, ETMC medical Staff Services

903-531-8685 or email akbatie@etmc.org

Guest speaker:

1st Sgt. Matt Eversmann (Ret.)

Hero of the epic film Black Hawk Down and the Battle of Mogadishu

A true American hero, 1st Sgt. Matt Eversmann illustrates the importance of leadership, courage and selfless service to succeed when ordinary circumstances become extraordinary challenges.

As an Army Ranger deployed to Somalia in 1993, Matt experienced the horrors of war when he and his fellow soldiers were trapped in a hostile district of Mogadishu and marked
for death by an angry mob. His inspiring story of survival was immortalized in the epic film, “Black Hawk Down,” which recounts the harrowing experience.

Committed to sharing the lessons he learned in the military, Matt draws parallels from his experiences to highlight the importance of leadership, courage and responsibility within any team or organization. Unambiguously humble, gracious and warm, his powerful story and straightforward insights on instilling these values stay with business leaders long after the applause has ended.


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ETMC Tyler has 24/7 interventional neuroradiology care

Time won’t wait for patients experiencing the signs of stroke. And at ETMC Tyler they won’t have to wait – because we have an experienced team of interventional neuro- radiologists who offer around-the-clock care at the first certified primary stroke center in East Texas.

ETMC Tyler follows stroke protocols and offers the most advanced care

  • Thrombolytic therapy, including tPA to break down blood clots and restore blood flow
  • The Penumbra system, using X-ray guidance to locate clots, break them up and then suction them away
  • Stent retrievers, used to navigate blood vessels in the brain and then find and remove clots
  • Coiling and catheter techniques to interrupt blood flow and starve tumors that may be causing stroke symptoms
  • A dedicated neurology ICU with nurses specially trained in stroke care

ETMC Tyler is the first primary stroke center to be certified in East Texas, with the most recent recertification occurring in September 2015. An experienced team of interventional neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons and neurologists are standing by to offer patients the most advanced stroke care available.

For more information, click here.

Talk to the director of the ETMC neurological Institute, Lisa Hutchison
903-594-2812
lhutchison@etmc.org

Melissa Sikes, director of provider relations, will be happy to visit with you and discuss what you need from the interventional neuroradiology care team at ETMC Tyler.


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