Dr. Eileen Bulger to Lead the ACS Committee on Trauma
To celebrate 80 years of innovation, research, and professional development, AAST wants to send 8 additional residents, in-training fellow, and medical students and fund to the Annual Meeting; 1 new Research Scholarship; and 2 MIT Studies to use the AAST data collection tool.
Registration for the 77th Annual Meeting of the AAST and 4th World Trauma Congress is now open!
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AAST has research funding resources available to all who may be elligible.
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National Stop the Bleed Day is March 31, 2018
BleedingControl.org is an initiative of the American College of Surgeons and the Hartford Consensus and contains diagrams, news, videos, and other resources contributed by a variety of other private and nonprofit partners to help prepare you in the event you are witness to one of these unspeakable events.
Check out AAST’s Periscope to see the archived video of the live streaming of “How to Build a Comprehensive STOP THE BLEED Program: Tips and Lessons Learned”
AAST's Prevention Committee
77th Annual Meeting of AAST and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery and 4th World Trauma Congress
September 26-29, 2018
Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA
** meeting starts at 7:30 am on Wednesday, September 26th.
The next webcast will be held on June 20, 2018 at 5 p.m. (Eastern)
AAST Hosts 117 CME Hours Online Now!
For those not looking for CME, past Grand Rounds are available here.
AAST is now providing online CME for JOT articles and archived Grand Rounds.
May 2018Volume 84, Issue 5
Table of Contents
Ernest E. Moore, MD Editor-in-Chief
Timothy C. Fabian, MD Editor-in-Chief
Healthcare Economics Committee
Kristan Staudenmayer, MD, MSc, Co-Chair (2017 - 2019)
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The Committee on Healthcare Economics of Acute Care Surgery was created in 2017 by President Rotondo to help guide the AAST membership and leadership on economic factors that relate to the practice of Acute Care Surgery. The economics of the practice of Acute Care Surgery is inherently tethered to the country’s overall healthcare economic landscape. In addition to macroeconomic trends, the financial viability of local practices is often dependent on shifting policies and reimbursement strategies... Read More
AAST President 2018Michael F. Rotondo, MD
A Time for Action We have spent the last several months as a nation mourning the loss of our children from a rash of senseless school shootings. The heart of the country has been grabbed by a passionate group of student survivors who, as fierce advocates, have drawn stunning attention to the problem of gun violence. While our organization’s message immediately... Read More
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