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    Are you an investigator interested in conducting multicenter, clinical research in the care of trauma patients?

    Are you a leader in a professional organization interested in supporting trauma research?

    The Coalition for National Trauma Research was established in 2014 by the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the Western Trauma Association, and the National Trauma Institute. The American Burn Association, Orthopedic Trauma Association, Society of Trauma Nurses, Military Health System Strategic Partnership of the ACS, and the American Trauma Society’s Trauma Survivors Network have all recently joined as well.

    The Mission of CNTR is to enhance trauma research in the U.S. by:

    • Advocating for sustainable research funding commensurate with the burden of disease
    • Coordinating research efforts across professional organizations that span the continuum of injury care
    • Strengthening the infrastructure for multicenter investigation.


    To Find Out What the Coalition for National Trauma Research (CNTR) Can do for You !

    Join us for this informational webinar, “What is CNTR?”

     by Dr. Eileen Bulger, Chair of the Board of Directors

    Thursday, November 5th 4:30-5:30 p.m. CST.

    Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. 
    You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (646) 749-3122  Access Code: 689-469-573 
    To receive an invitation to attend the webinar so it automatically populates your calendar, email Ana@NatTrauma.org and simply put “What is CNTR” Webinar in the subject line. She’ll send a meeting request.

    JW Marriott Austin in Austin, Texas
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    Las Vegas
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    2021 Mattox Vegas TCCACSTM
    Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery
    April 12-14, 2021
    Medical Disaster Response
    April 11, 2021
    Las Vegas, NV

    Zoom Webinar
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    1. Welcome by Moderators Julia Coleman, Kovi Bessof, and Navpreet Dhillon (2.5 min)
    2. Opening by Dr. David Spain on “Finding Your Fit” (finding the best fellowship program, including weighing decisions like urban level 1 versus community level 1, big T, little C, etc) (15 min)
    3. A Word from the Chair of the AAST Acute Care Surgery Committee Dr. Clay Burlew on Formal ACS Fellowships (10 min)
    4. A Word from the SCCPDS President William Chiu on Fellowships in the Virtual Era (how to evaluate programs and interview well in the virtual format) (10 min)
    5. A Discussion on 1 versus 2 year Fellowship Programs (30 minutes)
      1. 10 min on “1 year” – Drs. David Spain and Brittany Bankhead-Kendall
      2. 10 min on “2 years” – Drs. Clay Burlew and Ryan Dumas
      3. 10 minutes discussing "Is There a Middle Ground? Considering Program Fit over Format" – Drs. Laura Godat and Linda Dultz
    6. Question and Answer Session with Speakers/Panelists, moderated by Julia Coleman, Kovi Bessof, and Navpreet Dhillon (20 min)
    7. Closing and Brief Announcement about How to Apply to AAST Associate Membership (2.5 min)
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    Hilton Atlanta
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    Please click here to register for the meeting: www.aast.org/annual-meeting/registration

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    Seeking Manuscripts from DoD-Funded Research

    • Original Research
    • Translational Science
    • Focused Reviews

    Military-Relevant Presentations from 2021 Conferences

    • Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) Submissions (Meeting Canceled)
    • Excelsior Surgical Society (ESS) 2020 Virtual Symposium
    • Military Surgical Symposium at SAGES 20201
    • American College of Surgeons Quality and Safety Virtual Conference
    • Cellular Therapies in Trauma and Critical Care (CTTCC)
    • International Conference on Complexity in Acute Illness (ICCAI)
    • National Whole Blood Summit
    • Pan-American Endovascular Resuscitation and Trauma Management (EVTM) Summit
    • Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) Virtual Symposium
    • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (SOMOS)
    • Special Operations Medical Association Scientific Assembly (SOMSA)
    • Trauma Hemostasis and Oxygenation Research (THOR) Network (Meeting Cancelled)

    Submit Now!

    • Military + Civilian Collaborative Peer Review
    • Submit through Editorial Manager (editorialmanager.com/jt)
    • Select “2022 Military Supplement” in General InformationSection/Category
    • Final Deadline for Consideration 1 February 2022
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    SAVE THE DATE for SAGES 2022, March 16-19 in Denver, CO.
    For details, please go to https://www.sages2022.org.

    Caesars Palace, Las Vegas NV
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    Montreal, Canada
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    Birmingham, AL
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    Come explore Sonoma, CA at the 2022 Western Pediatric Trauma Conference. The conference will take place July 13-15, 2022 in beautiful Sonoma, CA.

    The Western Pediatric Trauma Conference features nationally renowned faculty in the fields of pediatric trauma, pediatric sub-specialties, critical care, emergency medicine, and pre-hospital care for injured children. Opportunities for oral and poster (scientific and best practice) presentations are available. Scientific presentations are eligible for manuscript publication in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Point-counterpoints Debates A conference favorite returns! Experience the action as two top trauma clinicians battle to the end on a hot topic in pediatric trauma care. See which speaker is at the top of their game and reign supreme! Time with Family We invite you to bring the family for interactive family activities, such as the welcome reception and the annual volleyball tournament. Pediatric Trauma CE The conference will offer CME, CNE, and EMS CE's with registration. Registration Fees (per person) Physician Other Healthcare Prof All Days $700 $500 Single Day $375/person $275/person Registration fees after 5/31/2022 will include an additional $100 fee Cancellation Policy: Online refunds may be processed through June 10, 2022 minus a $100 cancellation fee. After this date, no refunds will be granted for non-attendance. No cancellations will be accepted by phone. Substitutions are permitted prior to the conference without any penalty. Substitutions made onsite at the conference will be subject to a $50 change fee. 

    Centro de Convencoes Frei Caneca, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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    Hyatt Regency Chicago Chicago IL United States
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    More information to come.

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