Tag Archive for ‘ACS Committee on Trauma’

From left: Drs. Nathens, Bulger, and Stewart

TQIP annual meeting shares best practices, advances in trauma care

Topics covered at the 2017 TQIP meeting in Chicago, IL, are summarized, including an overview of ACS-military partnerships, teamwork essentials for trauma teams, and updates on TQIP and COT initiatives.

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – June 2017

Dr. Hoyt describes strategies to fill gaps in trauma care discussed at the Achieving Zero Preventable Deaths conference held at the National of Institutes of Health earlier this year.


UM Ryder Trauma Center/ Israel fellowship program provides a model for global trauma training

UM Ryder Trauma Center’s ongoing efforts to assist in the development of sustainable global trauma systems is the focus of this article, particularly the facility’s training program for Israeli trauma surgeons.


The future of trauma care on Capitol Hill: Implementing military-civilian trauma care and establishing a national trauma system

The role of the NASEM report in developing trauma-focused legislation, specifically policy related to military-civilian partnerships, are described.

Meeting attendees

TQIP annual meeting continues to advance quality trauma care

Topics covered at the 2016 TQIP meeting in Orlando, FL, are summarized, including practice guidelines for palliative care,  the ACS TQIP Collaboratives program, and lessons learned from the Pulse nightclub mass casualty event.

ACS Committee on Trauma pledges to make zero preventable deaths a reality

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s latest report on translating military medicine experience to civilian trauma care is summarized in this article and suggestions are provided for trauma community collaborations to make zero preventable deaths a reality.


Committee on Trauma introduces needs assessment tool aimed at resolving trauma center debate

This article describes the development and deployment of an ACS Needs Based Assessment of Trauma Systems tool, which measures the trauma needs of various regions across  the U.S.

Dr. Fischer

First year of Future Trauma Leaders program a success

The first two participants in the ACS COT Future Trauma Leaders mentorship program are profiled in this news brief.

SRGS and the COT trauma education programs: Keeping surgeons current on the provision of optimal patient care

Selected Readings in General Surgery and ACS Committee on Trauma educational programming are the subject of this month’s column.

Ronald M. Stewart, MD, FACS, Chair of the COT (far left), with winning COT paper authors (from left) Drs. Berry, Kollisch-Singule, Nehra, and Langness; Dr. Weireter is on the far right.

2015 Resident Trauma Papers Competition winners announced

The ACS Committee on Trauma announced the winners of the 38th annual Residents Trauma Papers at its Annual Meeting, March 12–14 in Chicago, IL.

From left: Michael F. Rotondo, MD, FACS, Chair of the ACS COT; and Drs. Fawcett, Moore, and Coimbra.

2014 Residents Trauma Papers Competition winners announced

The ACS Committee on Trauma announced the 15 winners of the 37th annual Residents Trauma Papers Competition at its Annual Meeting, March 20–22, in Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Stewart

Ronald M. Stewart, MD, FACS, to head Committee on Trauma

The Board of Regents of the ACS recently appointed Ronald M. Stewart, MD, FACS, to serve as the next Chair of the ACS Committee on Trauma.


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