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Speakers Bureau - Sharing our knowledge... with you

Invite a Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System speaker to your next event or meeting.

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System now offers a comprehensive Speakers Bureau, providing health education and wellness information to local clubs, churches, professional and civic organizations as part of its ongoing commitment to improving the health and wellness of the communities it serves. The Speakers Bureau is available free of charge, to groups of 25 or more persons.


Topics available for presentation through the SRHS Speakers Bureau include general information about the healthcare organization, as well as a variety of specific health and medical topics. Information is presented by qualified physicians, healthcare professionals, and associates affiliated with Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.

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Presentations may vary based on the individual interests and educational goals of the audience; however, most topics are covered in forty-five minute talks that include opportunities for audience discussion.


To schedule one of our featured speakers or presentations for your organization, fill out the Speakers Bureau Request Form.

To ensure availability of speakers, please allow at least 30-days advance notice for all requests. After receiving your request, we will verify the speaker’s availability and send you a speaking engagement confirmation by e-mail. If there is a particular health topic of interest not included in our listing, please contact us via the Speakers Bureau Request Form and we will do our best to accommodate your needs. 

Thank you for your interest in the Speakers Bureau. We look forward to working with you soon!

Speakers Bureau Topics Include:


Advances in Clinical Research

Melanie B. Thomas, MD
Associate Center Director for Experimental Therapeutics, Gibbs Cancer Center and Research Institute

An informative presentation on advances in clinical research and gastrointestinal malignancies, including liver, bile duct, and gallbladder cancers. 

Emergency Center 

Acute Stroke & Cardiac Care

Christopher Lombardozzi, MD
VP-CMQO, Co-System Chief Medical Officer for Quality

Advances in acute cardiac and stroke events emphasize one commonality: Time. Learn how organizational transformation was undertaken to deliver timely and effective care from the time emergency services are activated through the hospital stay.

EMS & Trauma Services

Christopher Lombardozzi, MD
VP-CMQO, Co-System Chief Medical Officer for Quality

Emergency medical and trauma services are not just the first hour of care. Learn how multi-disciplinary teams provide effective care to this unusual cohort of patients.

Age 1 to 100 – We’ve Got You Covered

Christopher Lombardozzi, MD
VP-CMQO, Co-System Chief Medical Officer for Quality

Emergency departments are required to excel at providing care to a diverse range of patients. Whether you are 1 or 100, male or female, we’ve got you covered. Learn how we train and prepare for anything so that our emergency center doesn't look or feel like the TV show “ER.” We’ll also touch on the resource challenges faced by hospitals trying to provide exceptional care.

Operations Management 101 for Emergency Medicine

Christopher Lombardozzi, MD
VP-CMQO, Co-System Chief Medical Officer for Quality

Learn how the leaders of your emergency centers use data to drive decision making such as LWOTs, AMA, admit decision time, averages versus ranges, patient perception of care, etc. At the end of this discussion, you will understand the complexities of emergency medicine management and transformational change.

The Number One Source of Patient Complaints for Emergency Medicine: Why is waiting so prevalent?

Christopher Lombardozzi, MD
VP-CMQO, Co-System Chief Medical Officer for Quality

The number one source of patient complaints for emergency medicine. Why is waiting so prevalent? What are we doing to make your visit more efficient? Take a 3-year journey with us as we describe the long process of continuous change.

Why Do 120,000 People Visit the Emergency Room at Spartanburg Medical Center and Pelham Medical Center Every Year? Service and Services!

Christopher Lombardozzi, MD
VP-CMQO, Co-System Chief Medical Officer for Quality

Whether it’s Southwest Airlines, the Ritz-Carlton, or your local emergency department, people expect high quality, safety and service excellence. Are Southwest Airlines and the Ritz-Carlton the same as your emergency center? Perhaps in more ways than you might think.

Have You Ever Been to an Emergency Department? What to Expect and Why

Christopher Lombardozzi, MD
VP-CMQO, Co-System Chief Medical Officer for Quality

Whether you have ever been in an emergency center or not, Dr. Christopher Lombardozzi will help you understand what to expect at this often anxiety, provoking unplanned moment of you or your loved ones lives.

Why My Primary Care Physician Doesn’t Come to the Hospital Anymore: Hospitalist Medicine

Christopher Lombardozzi, MD
VP-CMQO, Co-System Chief Medical Officer for Quality

Being admitted? Why your primary care physician won’t be coming to see you and why that’s ok. Learn how a team approach often led by a hospitalist provides efficient and coordinated care.

Visual Diagnosis: Pictures from the World of Emergency Medicine That We Bet You've Never Seen Before!

Christopher Lombardozzi, MD
VP-CMQO, Co-System Chief Medical Officer for Quality

Pictures are worth a thousand words. Dr. Christopher Lombardozzi uses pictures to provide a flavor of the world of emergency medicine that we bet you've never seen before!

General Health 

Diabetes is not Sweet

Mayte Sandrin, MD
Medical Group of the Carolinas - Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology

A discussion and overview on advances in diabetes and endocrinology clinical research, the treatment of diabetes, endocrine and thyroid diseases, and how diabetes affects eyesight. You will also learn how to live your best life with a diagnosis of diabetes through proper healthcare, nutrition and wellness protocols.

Regional Hospice Home

Conversations Before The Crisis

Kim Ross
Director of Hospice and Palliative Care 

A presentation on the conversations every family needs to have before a crisis so when it occurs, families are prepared with information and documents about their loved ones’ values, beliefs, and choices. This presentation includes information on South Carolina’s Healthcare Power of Attorney regulations, with sampled documents shared with the audience.

Healing the Grieving Heart

Kim Ross
Director of Hospice and Palliative Care  

A discussion of practical ideas for families and friends of those who have suffered the loss of a loved one. You may not know what to say, but there are many things you can do to help someone living with grief. During the holiday season, this presentation includes useful information about getting through the toughest time of the year.

Hospice and Palliative Care 101

Kim Ross
Director of Hospice and Palliative Care  

This is a basic introduction to excellent hospice and palliative care – who, what, where, when, why, and how. It includes a discussion of the options and choices available locally, and what great end-of-life care might include.

Spartanburg Regional Foundation

The Spartanburg Regional Foundation & Donor Philanthropy
Kristy Caradori
SRHS Vice President and Executive Director, Spartanburg Regional Foundation

This presentation will present the Foundation’s investment in the health and wellness of our community and why health philanthropy is critically important.


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