Mark W. Bowyer, MD, FACS, DMCC, FRCS (Glasg), Col (retired), USAF, MC, retiring after 22 years of active-duty military service as a Trauma and Combat Surgeon, remains the Ben Eiseman Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (the military medical school) in Bethesda, MD. In this role, he is responsible for the training of current and future military doctors learning to care for those in harm’s way.
As a faculty member of Advanced Trauma Life Support, Definitive Surgical Trauma Care, Definitive Surgical Trauma Skills, Emergency War Surgery, Advanced Trauma Operative Management, and Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposures in Trauma courses, Dr. Bowyer is an international force in trauma education.
His active practice of trauma surgery and experiences as “Trauma Czar” in Iraq, provide him with credible real-life experiences that he enthusiastically brings to the classroom. As an acknowledged expert in the fields of trauma and medical simulation he is in great demand as a speaker having presented in many national and international forums. Dr. Bowyer has published widely on a diverse range of critical care, trauma, and simulation topics.