Advancing Science, Fostering Relationships, and Building Careers
The Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) provides a forum for the exchange of knowledge to advance the care and rehabilitation of the injured patient. EAST places particular emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration, scholarship, fellowship and developing leadership among early and mid-career surgeons active in the care of the injured patient.
A 501(c)(3) organization, EAST has more than 3,400 members who meet yearly at a conference at which scientific papers are presented and advances in the field are discussed. EAST also has established lectureships, scholarships and a development fund to promote, reward, and recognize individuals working in the field of injury and injury control.
If you are interested in becoming a member, visit the Join EAST page and apply. Applications are accepted annually between July 1 and November 15.
Explore About EAST
Established in 1986, 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 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 active in the acute surgical management of the ill and injured patient.
Exempt Purpose, Mission, Vision & Goals
The Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) provides a forum for the exchange of knowledge to advance the acute surgical management of the ill and patient.
Leadership & Governance
EAST is led by a voluntary Board of Directors, guided by the organization’s exempt purpose mission, vision and core strategic goals. Assisting the Board of Directors are strategic Divisions comprised of Committees and Task Forces.
EAST Honorary Members
Honorary members are individuals who have made notable contributions to the field of trauma or who have had a long history with EAST.
News & Events
Stay up-to-date on the latest news and events in the field.
If you have a question or comment about EAST, please contact us. We are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM Central. Click on Contact Us and connect with the appropriate staff member.