Dr. Marc Jeschke has been caring for burn patients and conducting research in the field of burns for over 25 years. He is a global leader in burn care, research, and education. Dr. Jeschke is currently the Medical Director of the Burn Program and Hamilton Health Sciences, and is a Surgeon Scientist. He is the Vice President of Research Hamilton Health Sciences and is a Professor in the Department of Surgery at McMaster University. Dr. Jeschke has over 450 peer-reviewed articles, books, and book chapters on burn care. Dr. Jeschke has an essential role in worldwide multicenter clinical trials and is currently engaged in multiple ongoing multi-centre trials. His work is translational and his research interests include investigating the profound metabolic alterations post-burn injury and novel techniques for wound coverage and skin regeneration.
- Introduce burn injuries and the complexity of burn care
- Understand the metabolic changes post-burn
- Recognize the underlying mechanisms
- Learn about treatment options