AAST Virtual Grand Rounds

    Virtual Grand Rounds is a web-based educational series.  AAST offers these webinars for educational purposes. 

    To join the webcast on the day of the event, CLICK HERE(The link to the site will be live approximately 30 minutes prior to the starting of the event.)

    If you are a live site or are an institution participating through the webcast download the sign in sheet below.  All sign-in sheets and submission dates are indicated in the appropriate session.

    AAST 2020 Virtual Grand Rounds Schedule

    To join the webinar on the day of the event, CLICK HERE. 

    April 15, 2020 - Patient Care, Research, and Education: My Thoughts on Leadership and Teamwork

    • Speaker: David Spain, MD (AAST President)
    • Moderator: Nicole Stassen, MD

    Please click here to download the sign-in sheet. All sign-in sheets are due to Rachel Sass at rsass@aast.org by Friday, April 17, 2020.

    May 13, 2020 (Trauma Survivors Month) - Addressing Social Determinants: An Equity Model—What Can Surgeons Do?

    • Speakers: Thea James, MD; Tracey Dechert, MD
    • Moderator: Ronald Stewart, MD

    June 3, 2020Failing up - Tips for Junior Surgeons

    • Speaker: TBD
    • Moderator: AAST Associate Members (TBD)

    June 17, 2020 - Experts on the Hot Seat: Challenging Critical Care Cases

    • Experts: Raminder Nirula, MD; Jose Diaz, MD; Karen Brasel, MD
    • Moderator: Mark Seamon, MD

    July 15, 2020 - Implementing best practices in the surgical ICU: Evidence and practical suggestions to achieve success

    • Speakers: TBD
    • Moderator: Matthew Lissauer, MD; Christopher Michetti, MD

    August 19, 2020 (National Wellness Month) - Resiliency, PTSD, Stress in HRV and Sleep

    • Speaker: Jamie Coleman, MD
    • Moderator: Bellal Joseph, MD

    September 2020 - No Grand Round. See you at the AAST Annual Meeting in Waikoloa, Hawaii!

    October 14, 2020 - Experts on the Hot Seat: Challenging Military Cases

    • Experts: Military Committee (TBD)
    • Moderator: Military Committee (TBD)

    November 18, 2020 - Standardized and Evidence Based Evaluation of Non-Accidental Trauma – Being consistent so we don’t miss it!

    • Speaker: Jonathan Groner, MD
    • Moderator: Richard Falcone, MD

    December 16, 2020 - Experts on the Hot Seat: Challenging Trauma Cases

    • Experts: Roxie Albrecht, MD
    • Moderator: Oscar Guillamondegui, MD, MPH

    *Please note the 2020 schedule is subject to change. Please visit this website to view the most up-to-date Grand Round schedule/speakers

    Past Grand Rounds and Webinars

    Please click on the desired year from the tabs on the left of the current webpage. 


    Accreditation Statement

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the American College of Surgeons and the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma. The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    The American College of Surgeons designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Credits can be claimed during the live event and in the AAST e-Learning/MOC section of the website. If you are interested in presenting or being a live site, please contact the AAST Central Office at (312) 202-5252 or contact the AAST Education Rachel Sass, at rsass@aast.org. Additional information on the sessions will be sent out in future member correspondence or on this page. There is no cost to participate during the live session and all are welcome for the webscast portion.