News

  • ATS National Office Closed - 2/13

    Posted February 13, 2014

    Due to inclement weather, the ATS National Office will be closed today, Thursday, February 13.

  • Burn Injury Awareness Week - February 2-8, 2014

    Posted February 3, 2014

    “Hot liquids burn like fire!” That is just one of the messages the ATS wants you to remember this week. Scalds are the number one cause of burn injuries to children under four. Remember to supervise children when you are cooking or drinking hot liquids and to turn water heaters down to deliver hot water at less than 120 degrees Fahrenheit. For more burn safety tips, visit the link above.

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  • January 2014 Issue of the ATS PULSE Released

    Posted January 16, 2014

    Check out the new issue of the ATS Health Policy Newsletter, the PULSE. The PULSE delivers federal, state and local policy information affecting the trauma professional. Click on the "Legislation" link above to access the newsletter.

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  • December Issue of ATS INFORM is Now Available

    Posted January 2, 2014

    The December ATS INFORM Newsletter is now available! Featuring important industry news from around the trauma community, INFORM delivers injury prevention, industry and research news affecting the trauma professional. Click the link above and check it out!

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  • ATS National Office Holiday Hours

    Posted December 19, 2013

    The ATS National Office will be closed Wednesday, December 25th to Monday, December 30th in honor of the Christmas holiday and Wendesday, January 1st for New Years. On behalf of the entire ATS family, we wish you a very Happy Holiday Season!

  • ATS Board Member Dr. Lenworth Jacobs featured in Wall Street Journal about Tourniquet Use

    Posted November 15, 2013

    The school shooting in Newtown, Conn., and the Boston Marathon bombing are prompting medical experts to change their thinking about the long-disdained technique of using tourniquets to save lives. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal highlighted Dr. Jacobs work on the Hartford Consensus, a document which outlines recommendations for active shooter and mass casualty incidents. Those recommendations included a call for wider use of tourniquets.

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  • TNLC Launches Google Group

    Posted October 22, 2013

    The Trauma Nurse Leadership Council announces the launch of its long awaited Google Group. This forum was established as a means to exchange ideas and information on a variety of trauma related issues. All trauma professionals are welcome to participate in the discussion. To receive your invitation to join, please email ATS Associate Director Kathy Robinson with "TNLC Google Group" in the subject line.

  • CanadaAM Features ATS Executive Director on Washington Navy Yard Shootings

    Posted September 18, 2013

    ATS Executive Director Ian Weston appeared live on CanadaAM, a Canadian morning news show to discuss the recent shootings at the Washington, DC Navy Yard. Mr. Weston commented on the impact on local trauma centers and how they initially mobilized and responded to the crticially injured. He also discussed how trauma providers are coping with the increase of gun violence-related injuries they are seeing in their centers. Click here to watch….

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  • ATS Extends Thoughts and Prayers to Victims of Washington Navy Yard Shooting

    Posted September 16, 2013

    The American Trauma Society wishes to extend our thoughts and prayers to all of those affected by this morning's tragic events at the Washington Navy Yard. We would like to acknowledge the contributions of members of all of the Police, Fire, and EMS personnel as well as local Trauma Centers that responded quickly to this incident, saving many lives.

  • Call for Abstracts-2014 Templeton Trauma Symposium

    Posted August 30, 2013

    Save the Date! March 7 – 8, 2014

    The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children announce the 14th Annual John M. Templeton Jr. Pediatric Trauma Symposium.

    Call for Abstracts… Deadline November 29, 2013

    For more information and to submit an abstract for oral or poster presentation visit us online at our new webpage at www.templetontrauma.org. This national pediatric trauma conference is an excellent opportunity to share your best practice initiative or pediatric trauma research project. The first author of an accepted abstract will receive a $50 discount off the course registration fee.