The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
The mission of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) is to serve as the premier scholarly organization for surgeons dedicated to the field of trauma and the care of critically ill surgical patients. The AAST is dedicated to discovery, dissemination, implementation, and evaluation of knowledge related to acute care surgery (trauma, surgical critical care, and emergency general surgery) by fostering research, education, and professional development in an environment of fellowship and collegiality.
The American College of Surgeons
The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational association of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education and practice.
Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
The Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Professional Association, Inc. (CTACSPA) was organized in 2005 to promote the aims, interests, ideals and programs of the American College of Surgeons. The chapter works towards achieving this mission by providing educational opportunities for physicians, residents and students in Connecticut.
The Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
The Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) is a not for profit 501(c) 3 organization organized to furnish leadership and foster advances in the care of injured patients.
Emergency Nurses Association
The mission of the Emergency Nurses Association is to advocate for patient safety and excellence in emergency nursing practice.
Society of Trauma Nurses
The mission of the Society of Trauma Nurses is to ensure optimal trauma care to all people locally, regionally, nationally and globally through initiatives focused on trauma nurses related to prevention, education and collaboration with other healthcare disciplines. The Society of Trauma Nurses' advocates for the highest level of quality trauma care across the continuum.
The Western Trauma Association
The Western Trauma Association is committed to the improvement of trauma care through research, education, sharing of clinical experiences, and the development of physicians of all specialties who are involved in the care of trauma patients. The goals of the Association are not only the intellectual growth attained through increased knowledge, but also the emotional growth attained through camaraderie and interaction with family and friends in an environment conducive to winter sports.