• August E-News

    Afia Jones, AAST Staff

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    Have you booked your registration and housing for the 80th Annual Meeting of AAST?

     
    After so much time apart, we are looking forward to seeing you in Atlanta! The meeting begins at 8:00 AM EST on September 29th and runs through October 2nd! Reminder: All pre-sessions will be held on Tuesday, September 28th from 1:00-5:00 PM EST. Plan accordingly!
    Space at the headquarters hotel (Atlanta Hilton) is limited, therefore AAST recommends booking your accommodations as soon as possible!
    Booking Information Can Be Found Below:
    Can't attend the meeting in person? AAST has a virtual option available! Watch all general sessions live, including but not limited to:
    • Presidential address 
    • Fitts lecture
    • Master surgeon lectures
    • All oral and quickshot presentations 
    • Ongoing ePoster viewing 
    All general sessions and the add-on session, "Continuous Certification: Hot Topics, Case Challenges, and Current Literature in Trauma and EGS" (additional fee) will be available both live and On-Demand (archived) after the sessions take place. You will have access to the virtual platform/On-Demand sessions until the end of December. Don't miss out on the great science AAST has this year - sign up as a virtual attendee now! 
    To Register, Click the Button Below:
    Experience AAST is Back!
     
    The live auction will take place during the AAST Banquet on Friday night! Join AAST for a night of dancing, dining, and #WINNING! Experience AAST like never before with exclusive vacations created by AAST for you!

    The silent auction will be held online again! The silent auction will be open from September 1- October 1, 2021, at 5:00 pm EST. With the Experience AAST Auction system, you will never be outbid! Set a max bid to make sure you get the items you want.

    No need to be in-person to experience AAST, bidding online is easy and open to everyone.

    Click Here to Learn More!
    Register Today for the Emergency Surgery Course! 

    The next Emergency Surgery Course will be happening during the 80th Annual Meeting! The remaining course dates are:
    • September 27/28th at the AAST annual meeting
    • November 12/13th held virtually

     

    ***To register for the September course, please register through the online registration system for the Annual Meeting.***


    The ESC® (joint collaboration between ESTES and AAST) aims to aid surgeons in non-trauma emergency surgery by providing the know-how and the decision-making skills necessary for daily practice. The course consists of theoretical sessions, case scenarios, and state-of-the-art videos. The course is specially designed in an interactive format from the beginning until the end. Students will receive 13.5 AMA PRA Category Level One Credits and an eSyllabus.

    Register for the November Course Below!
    Register for the Virtual Job Fair Today! 

    American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST), and Surgical Critical Care Program Directors Society (SCCPDS) will be hosting a virtual job fair November 11-12, 2021:

    Thursday, November 11th: 9 AM to 4 PM CST
    Friday, November 12th: 9 AM to 4 PM CST

    (times subject to change)

     
    This experience will be unique and beneficial for job seekers and employers who feel tentative about a fully in-person interview process, while COVID-19 cases continue to pop up. Our organizations would like to offer employers and job seekers a streamlined process to connect.

    Register as a Job Seeker or Employer Below!
    Upcoming Virtual Grand Round!

    August 18, 2021, National Wellness Month
     
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