Swiss Burn Symposium

National Symposium - Swiss Burn & Wound - Research Network

12-13th May 2016 - Lavey-les-Bains

This first National Symposium will be organized by the Service of Plastic & Hand Surgery along with the Burn Center over a two day program held at the Lavey Medical Center where we have collaboration for Burn Care Rehabilitation.

This event will bring together the members of our National SwissTransMed Platform and medical doctors, scientists and students specialized in different aspects of wound management, burns and also rehabilitation.

CHUV has long been collaborating with Lavey medical center, located at the Lavey hot spring center for the rehabilitation of burn patients. We have developped specialized protocols for the hydrotherapy of burn patients with excellent clinical outcome.

The Steering Committee:

Prof. Wassim Raffoul
Prof. Lee Ann Laurent-Applegate
Dr Paris Jafari
Murielle Michetti

And partners:

Prof. Mette Berger
Dr Anthony de Buys Roessingh


PROGRAM, MAY 12, 2016 Thursday

  • 09.30-12.30: Introduction to Burn Management
  • 14.00-17.00: Infection & Burns

PROGRAM, MAY 13, 2016 Friday

  • 09.30-11.00: Burn Treatment and Management - Present and Future
  • 11.00-12.15: Wound Management [French Session]
  • 14.00-17.00: Burn Rehabilitation [French Session]


  • Posters will have a specific thematic focus
  • Burn research/ Burn scars/ Infections in burns/ Intensive care in burns/ Long term outcome/ Nursing/ Non surgical treatment/ Paediatric burns


  • SSCPRE 11
  • SGINF (in process)
  • SGI_SSMI 10
  • SSCP 11
  • SwissPhysio 6

Inscription fee

  • 100.00 CHF 1 Day
  • 200.00 CHF 2 Days
  • 175.00 CHF 1 Day with Gala Dinner
  • 275.00 CHF 2 Days with Gala Dinner
  • 400.00 CHF 2 Days with 1 Night Accomodation and Gala Dinner


The poster and conference registration deadline is April 15th, 2016
Registration is closed


Bank: BCV-Lausanne: IBAN CH 56 0076 7000 S505 2112 1

Beneficiary: Assoc. Victimes Brulures
CHUV - 14eme Nord
Rue du Bugnon 46
1011 Lausanne

Or Poste: CCP 10-272 498-8

Mention Lavey Burn symposium registration


Lavey Medical
Rte des Bains 48
1892 Lavey-Les-Bains


For more information, please contact our organiser Dr Paris Jafari:
Tél. +41 (0)79 556 7465
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