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    Afia Jones, AAST Staff

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    Tools for Acute Care Surgery (TACS)

    AAST is excited to announce Tools for Acute Care Surgery (TACS), a mobile app that puts educational resources and opportunities to network with AAST members at your fingertips. TACS will be available FREE to both members and non-members of AAST until the end of January 2021!

    For more information, visit

    Giving Tuesday

    The creators of Giving Tuesday had one goal in mind: a day that encourages people to do good. In the midst of COVID, doing good has taken on a new meaning and often more effort. This year, AAST wants to promote the central idea of Giving Tuesday: give what you can to do good.

    To find out how to do good with AAST, visit

    AAST Virtual Grand Rounds – November

    Virtual Grand Rounds is a web-based educational series. AAST offers these webinars for educational purposes. All Grand Round webinars are held at 4:00 PM CST/ 5:00 PM EST. To download the sign-in sheet, Click Here
    Sign-in sheets are due to rsass@aast the Friday after every Grand Round

    Modern Surgical Family: Parental Leave in Training and Beyond

    Moderator: Dr. Navpreet Dhillon

    Speaker: Dr. Brittany Bankhead, Dr. Kovi Bessoff, Dr. Jo Buyske, Dr. Julia Coleman, Dr. Ryan Dumas, Dr. Chrissy Guidry

    To join the webcast on the day of the event, Join the Webcast 

    Archived Annual Meeting Content

    Were you unable to attend the 80th Annual Meeting of the AAST & Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery? We’ve got you covered!

    AAST has opened registration for viewing of the archived meeting content (includes all general sessions, named lectures, and ePosters, etc). Even better, CME/Regulatory Mandate credits will be available for the archived content until December 1st!

    To view archived sessions, visit

    The Emergency Surgery Course is LIVE on November 12-13th!

    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.


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