The 46th Annual Meeting of the WTA was held at the Resort at
Squaw Creek near Lake Tahoe, CA, from February 28th - March 4, 2016.
Download the 2016 program book by choosing your desired format:
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CME instructions All information must be submitted no
later than Friday, March 18th
to receive CME and/or self-assessment credits.
Congratulations to the
Earl Young Competition
1st place: George Black (Madigan Army Medical Center) -
"Suspension of Biologic Time in Severe Hemorrhagic Shock: Pilot
Study Results From the Biochronicity Project"
2nd place: S.Ariane Christie
(University of California San Francisco) - "Characterization of
Distinct Coagulopathic Phenotypes in Injury: Pathway-Specific
Drivers and Implications for Individualized Treatment"
3rd place: Anne
Slaughter (University of Colorado) - "Glutamine Metabolism
Drives Succinate Accumulation in
Plasma and the Lung During Hemorrhagic Shock"
The WTA has been developing an archive of
WTA historical documents and presidential interviews which are now
being posted on the web. You can always find the historical
section under the About menu tab above. For now, you can also
Save the Date:
The 47th Annual Meeting will be held
between March 5 through March 10, 2017, in Snowbird, UT.
About the WTA
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.