About Us

Mission Statement

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.

Core Values

  • Continuing education by participation in a diverse, multidisciplinary scientific program with the goal of improving the care of injured patients.
  • Outdoor activity by participation in winter sports in a mountainous setting.
  • Interaction with friends and family in a spirit of collegiality.

Please read about our history.

WTA Statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

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