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  • AAST Fellows

  • To qualify, the following must be met:

    • Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons (ACS)
    • Verified attendance at a past annual meeting of AAST
    • Successful completion of an ACS Committee on Trauma ATLS Course

    Membership applications will be assessed for leadership in relevant professional organizations, research productivity, educational involvement, and service to the community. Successful applicants may demonstrate commitment in any of the components of Acute Care surgery. Examples of this commitment are noted below.


    • Demonstration of leadership positions including committee chairs of national organizations, regional leadership in the trauma system or state quality improvement activities, local leadership in the hospital or university


    • Publications in peer reviewed journals of scholarly work
    • Grant funding to support research activities
    • Participation in Multi-institutional trials


    • Engaged in teaching courses relevant to Acute Care Surgery
    • ACS or Surgical Critical Care Program Director
    • Local, Regional, and National CME presentations
    • Participation in Best practice guideline development


    • Military service, active or reserves
    • Stop the Bleed or Injury prevention activities in the community
    • Relevant Institutional committee participation
    • Committee participation in national organizations


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