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    Register for the March Emergency Surgery Course!

    Register for the March 4th/5th: PST Virtual Emergency
    Surgery Course!

    Course Faculty: Dr. Andrew Peitzman, Dr. David Spain, Dr. Jeff Nahmias, Dr. Joseph Forrester, Dr. Karen Brasel, Dr. Matthew Martin, Dr. Nancy Parks, Dr. Purvi Patel, Dr. Tanya Egodage, Dr. Thomas Duncan

    Can't make the March 4th/5th course? Not to worry! Below are all the 2022 Emergency Surgery Course dates. Register today to secure your spot! 

    • March 4th/5th: Pacific Standard Time 
    • May 13th/14th: Mountain Standard Time
    • September 19th/20th: Virtual AND on-site in Chicago at the AAST Annual Meeting
    • November 11/12th: Eastern Standard Time
    Click Below to Register for the March 4th/5th ESC!

    JTACS's Double Anonymous Peer Review Begins March 1st!

    Double-Anonymous Review Coming to Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery!

    Click to View Instructions for Authors!
    Submit Your Abstract Today!

    The countdown is on Submit your abstract today

    The abstract system for the 81st Annual Meeting of AAST & Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery is open now and will close
    March 1, 2022

    Click here to access the abstract system!
    AAST Research Scholarships are Available!

    The purpose of the AAST research scholarships is to solicit research applications from early-career investigators proposing basic science, translational, or clinical studies to advance trauma, surgical critical care, and emergency general surgery care.

    AAST scholarships are intended to provide funding for early investigators to complete a research project, which will serve as the basis for future grant applications and to launch the applicants’ academic careers.

    The deadline for the AAST Research Scholarship is 11:59 PM (all US time zones), March 1, 2022. You will receive an email confirmation upon receipt of your completed application.  If you do not receive a confirmation email within 48 hours, please email jsmith@aast.org - use “Scholarship Application Confirmation” as your subject line. 

    Apply for a Scholarship Today!

    Apply Today for the ACS & AAST Health Policy Scholarship!

    The American College of Surgeons and AAST are co-sponsoring the annual scholarship to subsidize attendance and participation in the Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management at Brandeis University. The course takes place June 5–12, 2022.

    This scholarship application closes March 25, 2022, by 11:59 pm CST.
    Click here to Learn More!
    ACS and AAST International Scholarship

    The scholarship application closes April 15, 2022, by 11:59 PM CST.

    The scholarship of $5,000 provides the scholar with an opportunity to attend the AAST annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois, September 21–24, 2022. 

    As well as a visit to one or two Level I Trauma Centers or the Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP) headquarters at the ACS in Chicago, IL, to learn about the standards for a trauma program/database and the importance of multidisciplinary Acute Care surgery care.

    Click here to Learn More!
    Join the AASTConnect + TACS App Today!

    AAST's Tools for Acute Care Surgery (TACS) puts educational resources and opportunities to network with AAST members at your fingertips.

    Through TACS, access AAST-vetted and approved resources at your fingertips, including medical calculartores, procedural videos, journal article review and SO much more!
    Click here to Join AASTConnect + Tools for Acute Care Surgery

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