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

The WTA lost 5 members during 2013.  Since its beginning, our Association has lost 9 members. At the 2014 WTA meeting, the Board of Directors passed a resolution to memorialize each departed member's life on our website.  Click here to see the page dedicated to the life of Past President M. Gage Oschsner, M.D.

Read a note from the WTA Historian

Download Presidential Addresses

Welcome to the WTA

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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First, IF YOU DO NOT HAVE an app on your device, download a free e-Book reader app from your device's app store. You must have an e-Book reader app in order to access and open the e-Program Book.

Click HERE to obtain CME credits for the meeting.  All information must be submitted no later than Friday, March 20th to receive CME and/or self-assessment credits.

The next annual meeting of the Western Trauma Association will be held at the Resort at Squaw Creek in Squaw Valley, California, from Februay 28 through March 4, 2016.  Look for abstract submission to begin this summer.

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The WTA has been developing an archive of WTA historical documents and presidential interviews which are now being posted on the web.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