April E-News 2018
- AAST MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE
The deadline to submit applications for membership for 2018 is Tuesday, May 1, 2018. All applications must be completed online. All letters of recommendation and endorsements must be uploaded to the applicants’ account by the deadline. Applicants will be notified of a decision regarding their application in October of 2018. For a complete list of criteria, visit the AAST website. If an applicant is having issues submitting their application, please email Jermica Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact the AAST central office at (800) 789-4006.
- 2018 20forTwenty Annual Meeting Scholarships
The AAST Research and Education Fund would like your support in funding medical students, residents, and in-training fellows to attend the 2018 AAST Annual Meeting and 4th World Trauma Congress. Donations will be accepted through July 15, 2018—any donations received after that date will go toward scholarships for the 2019 Annual Meeting. Thanks to our generous members, since July 2017, we’ve already raised $14,235. We only need $5,785 to reach our goal of $20,000 for 2018! Please consider making a donation today.
- 2018 AAST Annual Meeting Room Block is Open! Book Today!
The room block for the 77th AAST Annual Meeting and 4th World Trauma Congress is now open. Be one of the first members to secure your room! To reserve your room now, click here.
- This Month’s Virtual Grand Rounds Webcasts
The AAST Virtual Grand Rounds are held at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern time).
- Wednesday, April 18, 2018: Walking Blood Bank, Jeremy Cannon, MD, and Jennifer Gurney, MD
CME is available for ALL e-Learning webinars and Grand Rounds webcasts. For additional information, and to view the complete 2018 e-Learning schedule, visit the AAST website.
- Want to Volunteer for an AAST Committee?
If you are interested in volunteering for a committee, please fill out the volunteer form and send it along with your CV by email to Sharon Gautschy.
Committee members are expected to participate in committee activities to ensure that the committee completes its goals and objectives, this includes: conference calls, meetings held during the Annual Meeting, projects, and other assigned tasks. Committee members who do not participate may be replaced.
Requests to serve on a committee should be sent in by August 1st each year as committee appointments are announced during the Annual Business Meeting held on the Friday afternoon of the Annual Meeting week. Requests to serve on a committee are ONLY accepted by email and must include your completed Volunteer Form and CV.
- 2018 Membership Dues and JTACS Subscription Payments
Have you paid your 2018 AAST membership dues and JTACS subscription fee? If your JTACS subscription has been suspended, you can contact the AAST central office to make a payment and have your subscription reinstated. Send an email to Jermica Smith at email@example.com.