Author: ICMS Admin

01 Apr

ICMS CAFE: Join Mark Brennan to discuss Motorsport Rescue & Medical Training

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Join us with Mark Brennan as our barista to discuss what elements we need to think about when constructing and executing an effective motorsport training program. Mark will cover the need to include all elements of the medical and rescue response and make each person ask the question what they will do to get their team to the level it needs to be at. You will learn more about the challenges for motorsport training and how we might be able to overcome them with innovation and simulation. You don’t want to miss it!

This free, one-hour event is for anyone from the industry and open to members and non-members. The Cafe will be hosted on the Zoom platform to enhance the networking experience.

The event is scheduled for April 28, 2021 and will start at 4 P.M. EST.

Click here to register.

More about our Barista:

Mark Brennan is the Director and Crew Chief of Motorsport Rescue Services in Ireland. He has over 25 years of experience in vehicle extrication and pre-hospital care. A qualified Emergency Medical Technician, pre-hospital care instructor and Road Traffic Collision Instructor. Trustee, assessor and trauma coordinator for Rescue Organisation Ireland and assessor and help with the trauma challenge for the World Rescue Challenge in the World Rescue Organisation. He has been running his own training business, Immersive Medical & Rescue Training for 6 years.

25 Mar

Join our upcoming Seminar Series with Dr. Meeta Singh on May 5th

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Join our upcoming Seminar Series with Dr. Meeta Singh on May 5, 2021 at 12 p.m. ET. Dr. Meeta will take a deep dive into the sleep issues that your team members may be facing and why addressing them is imperative for team health, safety and performance.

Through our Seminar Series we look to provide education and training throughout the year with this program.We will continue to host speakers on a variety of topics that support the mission of the ICMS throughout the year. The ICMS is partnering with Indiana University School of Medicine to offer both CME’s and CE’s for these events (more details below).

These seminars are FREE for current members; non-members can join for a small fee. ICMS Members should email info@theicms.org to receive a promo code to register for free.

Click here to register.

About Dr. Meeta Singh

Dr. Singh is currently the Service Chief, Sleep Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, West Bloomfield, Michigan. Since 2013 Dr. Singh has served as the Sleep Physician to the Detroit Lions and the Detroit Tigers. Dr. Singh is a sleep consultant to various NFL, NHL, NBA and MLB teams as well as college athletic teams. Dr. Singh completed her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery: Government Medical College, Chandigarh, India. She then completed her Psychiatry Residency at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. She did her Fellowship in Sleep Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan.

 

01 Mar

ICMS CAFE: Join Dr. Markus Böbel and Fabian Berger to discuss Human Factos in High Stakes Decision Making.

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This month Dr. Markus Böbel and Fabian Berger will be talking and showing you their vision about Human Factors and Simulation in motorsports. You don’t want to miss it!

This free, one-hour social event for anyone from the industry and open to members and non-members. The Cafe will be hosted on the Zoom platform to enhance the networking experience.

The event is scheduled for March 24, 2021 and will start at 4 P.M. EST.

Click here to register.

More about our Baristas:

Dr. Markus Böbel
Emergency physician and simulation trainer. CEO and founder of Cardio Train GmbH.

Fabian Berger
Retired German Air Force Tornado pilot, head of flight safety and human factors. Provides training for race directors and motorsport medical teams.

19 Feb

ICMS Launches New Seminar Series

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The ICMS is launching a new Seminar Series in 2021! We will be providing more education and training throughout the year with this program.

We will be hosting speakers on a variety of topics that support the mission of the ICMS.

The ICMS is partnering with Indiana University School of Medicine to offer both CME’s and CE’s for these events (more details below).

These seminars are FREE for current members; non-members can join for a small fee. ICMS Members should email info@theicms.org to receive a promo code to register for free.

LINK: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/icms1/480769

01 Feb

ICMS CAFE: Join Dr. Jenny Bertin, Dr. Robert Hernandez & Rickard Johansson to discuss Motorsport & Covid-19

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Ready for another virtual Cafe? This month Dr. Jenny Bertin, ENT Surgeon, Dr. Robert Hernandez, Infectious Disease Specialist, & Rickard Johansson, Extrication and rescue specialist, to discuss Motorsport and the impact Covid-19 has had on the industry, it’s standards & procedures.

This free, one-hour social event for anyone from the industry and open to members and non-members. The Cafe will be hosted on the Zoom platform to enhance the networking experience.

The event is scheduled for February 24, 2021 and will start at 4 P.M. EST. We look forward to your input on this topic.

Click here to register for the February 24 Cafe.

17 Jan

ICMS Board of Directors 2021 Election Certification

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In accordance with the By-Laws of the International Council of Motorsport Sciences (ICMS) filed with the Secretary of the State of Indiana, we hereby certify and warrant that all ballots submitted by the ICMS membership voting for the ICMS Board of Directors have been counted and voting has ended at the close of business (5:00 pm EST) on January 16, 2021.

The result, listed in alphabetical order, announces those elected to the Board of Directors:

  • Tara Amenson, Ph.D
  • David Ferguson, Ph.D
  • Matthew MacPartlin, M.D.

The newly elected members will take office immediately following the Board of Directors meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana on December 11, 2019. The Board of Directors will, on that date, elect its officers for 2020.

Certified and warranted:
Matthew MacPartlin, M.D., Secretary/Treasurer & Tom Weisenbach, Executive Director

 

About our newly elected members of the Board of Directors:

Tara Amenson, Ph.D
Dr. Amenson received her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise and Sport Science from Colorado State University, followed by a Master of Public Health from the Northwest Ohio Consortium for Public Health. Subsequently at Wayne State University she received her Master of Science and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering with a focus on impact biomechanics.  She spent the next five years at the Transportation Research Center, Inc., where she was a contractor to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Vehicle Research and Test Center (VRTC) in the biomechanics and crashworthiness divisions. At present she is responsible for accident investigation and reconstruction of incidents involving vehicles, products, or biomechanical injury for S-E-A Limited in Columbus, Ohio. A long-standing member of the ICMS, Tara currently serves as Chair of the Annual Congress Curriculum Committee.
David Ferguson, Ph.D
Dr. Ferguson is an Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology specializing in motorsport at Michigan State University. With over 15 years of experience in professional auto racing, Dr. Ferguson’s forte is supporting racing drivers by helping them improve their performance while staying safe. He began his journey by earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Following this, he earned a Master of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. During this time, he began working with NASCAR pit crews to improve their health and performance. He went on to earn a PhD in Exercise Physiology from Texas A&M University and completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Nutrition and Cardiovascular Physiology at Baylor College of Medicine. He has published multiple key scientific papers on the physiology of auto racing and written a book on the topic. His expertise supported drivers in NASCAR, IndyCar, Formula 1 and IMSA.  David is passionate about mentoring students in motorsport physiology and frequently oversees several student-led motorsport projects a year. A member of the Board of Directors of the ICMS for the past three years, David serves as member-at-large on the ICMS Executive and oversaw a review of the ICMS Bylaws in 2019.
Matthew MacPartlin, M.D.
Dr. Mac Partlin is an Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine physician who grew up in Dublin, Ireland and now lives in Sydney, Australia. He has been actively involved in motor sports medicine, both on and off the track, for over twenty years. He works with several Australian motorsport response agencies and his local track is Sydney Motorsport Park. Matthew is a Motorsport Australia National Medical Advisory Committee member and is on the board of the Australian Institute for Motorsport Safety and Sustainability. He is the medical assessor for Speedway Australia and is currently the Deputy Chief Medical Officer for both the WRC Rally Australia and the Australian Formula One Grand Prix. Dr Mac Partlin has been dedicated to training and knowledge translation for critical care and motorsport medical response. He is the founder and author for the Rollcage Medic blog and podcast and a co-founder and author for the Intensive Care Network blog. He established and runs the annual Medicine and Rescue in Motorsport training day held at the WRC Rally Australia event. Matthew likes tinkering with medical 3D printing, ride road and mountain bikes and is a fledgling drummer.  A member of the Board of Directors of the ICMS for the past three years, Matthew currently serves as ICMS Treasurer and Membership Committee Chair.
05 Jan

ICMS CAFE: Join Scot Elkins to discuss Extreme E & Virtual Track Technology

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Join us for this fantastic networking opportunity! Every month the ICMS is hosting a Virtual Cafe. This month Scot Elkins, founder of The Elkins Group (TEG) & Race Director of the FIA Formula E Championship will be discussing Extreme E & Virtual Track Technology. This is expected to be a fun, one-hour social event for anyone from the industry and open to members and non-members. The Cafe will be hosted on the Zoom platform to enhance the networking experience.

The event is scheduled for January 20, 2021 and will start at 4 P.M. EST. We look forward to your input on this topic!

 
Click here to register for the January 20 Cafe.
10 Dec

Read the latest FIA publication of AUTO+Medical #21

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Click here to read the latest issue of the AUTO+Medical issue #21.

This issue includes an article on page 5 on our Chairman of the Board, Dr. Rob Seal, and his induction into the Canadian Motor sport Hall of Fame (CMHF) for his work in motor sport Medecine. Congratulations to Dr. Seal! In addition, on page 36 you will find a contribution from another ICMS Member and Board of Director, Dr. Matthew Mac Partlin, with the Scientific Article: Pre-hospital TXA for Trauma – The Staamp Trial.

24 Nov

INTRODUCING THE ICMS BITS & PIECES NEWSLETTER

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As the racing season wraps up in the northern hemisphere, the season is getting ready to start in the southern hemisphere and we all need to stay positive that we can get back to “normal” soon!

In the meantime the International Council of Motorsport Sciences (ICMS) would like to introduce you to Bits & Pieces, our newsletter, from around the world! Click here to view our newsletter.

09 Nov

INTRODUCING ICMS CAFE

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Are you missing out on networking events? Every month the ICMS will host a Virtual Café where there will be a topic selected by the host and then have an open discussion with anyone who stops. This will be a fun, one-hour social event for anyone from the industry and open to members and non-members. The Cafe will be hosted on the Zoom platform to enhance the networking experience.

The inaugural ICMS Café is scheduled for November 18, 2020 and will start at 4 PM EST. The first Café discussion will be on Traumatic Cardiac Arrest in Motorsport. Over the years I have seen drivers, crew members, owners, series officials and fans all have cardiac issues while at the track. We look forward to your input on this topic!

Click here to register today for the November 18 Cafe.

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