EAST provides a variety of educational opportunities from the Annual Scientific Assembly, EAST's premier educational event, to online education.  Practice Management Guidelines are a signature of EAST and are easily accessible on the website.  Don't miss the monthly literature review as well as articles in the Combat Casualty Article Database. 

COVID-19 Resources & Information

A clearinghouse of information and protocols from various societies and institutions throughout the world relative to the ongoing COVID-19 national emergency. Information on this page is voluntarily provided.

Annual Scientific Assembly

EAST’s premier educational event that includes hands-on workshops, scientific sessions, networking events, outreach and exhibits. The Annual Scientific Assembly is eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Practice Management Guidelines (PMGs) 

PMGs feature evidence-based information to increase the scientific knowledge needed to enhance patient and clinical decision-making, improve health care quality and promote efficiency.

Online Education Resources

EAST’s online education resources provides access to free Master Classes, Storycasts, Minutes, etc. as well as the opportunity to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the American Board of Surgery MOC Program from a wide range of courses offered in partnership with CECentral.


A series of audio interviews addressing upcoming research and its application to the injured patient, education efforts related to trauma, and novel methods in the management of injury.


Here members can access EAST News and Monthly Literature Reviews as well as find links to trauma journals. The EAST Landmark Papers Resource in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery gives aspiring clinicians a solid foundation of defining papers from which they can interpret PMGs, literature reviews of newer material, and other educational content.

Injury Control & Violence Prevention

The Injury Control & Violence Prevention page is designed to enhance awareness within the trauma community and the public on the importance of trauma prevention. Find resources from various organizations and follow the conversation on Twitter at @EAST_ICVP.


Supported by the Military Committee, the resources housed here include combat-specific peer reviewed articles, recommended on-line texts, links to clinical practice guidelines, etc. The EAST Combat Casualty Article Database features articles relevant to the care of combat casualties from the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

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