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"Patient care is always number one."

Norman McSwain, MDNorman E. McSwain, Jr., M.D. was a legend in the field of trauma surgery. His accolades speak for themselves. He served as a professor of surgery at Tulane University School of Medicine, Director of the Spirit of Charity Trauma Center at ILH Hospital in New Orleans, police surgeon for the N.O.P.D., founder of Prehospital Trauma Life Support, Clinical professor of surgery at LSU and Clinical professor of surgery at Services University of Health Sciences. He was a member of the development committee of Advanced Trauma Life Support.


We have a goal of raising $300,000 to continue to coordinate a recurring conference honoring Dr. McSwain. To support our efforts or for more information, contact Mark McKeown, senior director of development for Tulane University School of Medicine, at  504-314-7380 or