History

About EAST

Established in 1987, the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) is a not for profit 501(c) 3 organization organized to furnish leadership and foster advances in the care of injured patients. EAST affords a forum for the exchange of knowledge pertaining to the care and rehabilitation of the injured patient. Additionally, the organization stimulates investigation and teaching in methods of treating and preventing injury from all causes. EAST is dedicated to the study of the practice of surgery of trauma patients by establishing lectureships, scholarships, and foundations to promote, reward and recognize individuals working in the field of injury and injury control.

EAST has more than 2,000 members who are involved in the care of the injured patient. 

Read about EAST's History from Founding Member Howard Champion, MD (EAST President 1991).


Founding Members
Howard R. Champion, MD
Burton H. Harris, MD
Lenworth M. Jacobs, MD
Kimball I. Maull, MD

Founding Board
Raymond Alexander, MD
Andrew Burgess, MD
Howard R. Champion, MD
Thomas Gennarelli, MD
Burton H. Harris, MD
Lenworth M. Jacobs, MD
Kimball I. Maull, MD
Norman E. McSwain, MD 
Michael Rhodes, MD  
C. William Schwab, MD

Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

Contact
633 N. Saint Clair Street, Suite 2600 Chicago, Illinois 60611 (312) 202-5508 phone (312) 202-5064 fax managementoffice@east.org
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