Participate in AAST Surveys!
AAST has active surveys available year-round on one site for your convenience and participation. Active surveys include AAST-sponsored surveys (those created by AAST) and AAST-approved surveys (surveys created outside of AAST) requested by you, our members, and the AAST committees. All current surveys can be found here along with an updated survey policy and request form.
Donate to Experience AAST!
AAST is hosting its first ever Experience AAST auction! At the 78th Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas, AAST will offer numerous silent auction items that attendees can bid on during the meeting. Experience AAST will close with an exciting and fast-paced live auction, which will take place during the Annual Banquet on Friday, September 20, 2019. This will be an event you won’t want to miss!
Would you like to make a contribution to Experience AAST? Complete the appropriate form on this page, and then please send your completed form to Brea Sanders:
Mail: American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, 633 North Saint Clair Street, Ste. 2600, Chicago, IL 60611
Fax: (312) 202-5064
If you participate, not only will you be part of an irreplaceable experience, but you will also be supporting the specialty. All proceeds will be split between AAST’s three on-going funds: the 20forTwenty campaign, the General Fund, and the 25th Anniversary of the Research and Education Fund.
Registration is Open for the 78th Annual Meeting of AAST
Registration is now open for the 78th Annual Meeting of AAST. This year’s program consists of 66 Oral papers, 26 quick shot presentations, 140 electronic poster presentations, 6 Lunch Sessions, 6 Sunrise Sessions, and 4 Pre-meeting Sessions
Featured Sessions include:
- Presidential Address: Martin C. Croce, MD
- Fitts Oration: Timothy C. Fabian, MD, A Seussian Tale of a Trauma Time Traveler
- AAST Panel Session: Financing Trauma Care: International Perspectives
- Two Master Surgeon Lectures:
- Gregory J. Jurkovich, MD, Pancreatic Trauma
- Wayne Meredith, MD, TBD
There are a number of changes to the AAST Meeting this year, including:
- Two poster sessions. Each session is 70 posters. Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 pm and Friday from 12:00-1:00 pm
- On Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 pm there will be a Welcome Reception in the Exhibit area
- On Friday, from 1:00-1:45 pm a box lunch will be provided to all registered attendees in the Exhibit area
- The Friday banquet is an additional $50 fee ($25 for students/residents). There is no table sign-up for the banquet.
For more information on the Auctions, click here.
To view this year’s meeting schedule, click here.
The 2019 AAST Annual Meeting Room Block is Open!
The room block for the 78th Annual Meeting of AAST and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery is now open. Be one of the first attendees to secure your room at the newly renovated Sheraton Dallas Hotel. To reserve your room now, click here.
AAST Virtual Grand Rounds
To join the webinar on the day of the event, CLICK HERE.
July 17, 2019 - Beta Blockers in Traumatic Brain Injury
- Speaker: Sandro Rizoli, MD
- Moderator: Michel Aboutanos, MD, MPH
Please click here to download the sign-in sheet. All sign-in sheets are due to Rachel Sass at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, July 19, 2019.
NEW! AAST/ESTES Emergency Surgery Course
The Emergency Surgery Course (ESC®), a joint collaboration between ESTES and AAST, aims to aid surgeons in non-trauma emergency surgery by providing them the know-how and decision-making skills needed within daily practice. The course consists of theoretical sessions, case scenarios, and state-of-the-art videos. The course is presented/taught in an interactive format from beginning to end. Interested in holding an ESC® at your institution? Contact Rachel Sass, AAST Education Manager at email@example.com for more details! For more information about ESC®, click here.