Readiness, trauma at heart of C-STARS Baltimore partnership
Col. Joseph DuBose, trauma surgeon and Center for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills (C-STARS) Baltimore director, and Master Sgt. Shane Patterson, a respiratory therapist and C-STARS Baltimore superintendent, receive a report on an incoming patient at the Trauma Resuscitation Unit at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, June 13, 2018. The Air Force’s C-STARS Baltimore program partners with the R Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center to ensure medical Airmen train on the latest trauma care techniques. These techniques prepare medical Airmen to treat trauma patients in a deployed setting. (Courtesy photo)