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Learn about the  Coalition for National Trauma Research (CNTR), of which the WTA is a member.

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Welcome to the WTA

Save the Date: for the 46th Annual Meeting to be held February 28 – March 4, 2016 at the Resort at Squaw Creek in Lake Tahoe, California.  Stay tuned for more details on housing and registration to be posted later this summer.

Abstract Submission for the 2016 Meeting of the WTA is now closed.

The 45th Annual Meeting was held March 1-6, 2015 in Telluride, Colorado, with record attendance.

Download the 2015 WTA Program Book

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NEW!! History Section

The WTA has been developing an archive of WTA historical documents and presidential interviews which are now being posted on the web.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 click here.

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.