Presidential Addresses

EAST Presidential Addresses as Published in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Presidential Year President Presidential Address
2023 Jason W. Smith, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS

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2022 Deborah M. Stein, MD, FACS, FCCM

Alex's Notebook - Manuscript Published in the July 2023 issue of the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

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2021 Jeffrey A. Claridge, MD, MS Go Big AND Go Home
2020 A. Britton Christmas, MD The Trauma Surgeon: A Career of Purpose and Value
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2019 Elliott R. Haut, MD, PhD EAST Practice Management Guidelines and the Perpetual Quest for Excellence
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2018 Andrew C.  Bernard, MD EAST: A Legacy of Inclusion
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2017 Bruce A. Crookes, MD It is a Sin to be Good When You Were Sent to be Great: Quality in Trauma Care
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2016 Nicole A. Stassen, MD Pay It Forward
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2015 Stanley J. Kurek, Jr., DO Resilience...
2014 Kimberly A. Davis, MD, MBA Look Both Ways
2013 Scott G. Sagraves, MD Maintaining Relevance in a Revolving Trauma World
2012 Jeffrey P. Salomone, MD The One Who Applies the First Dressing**
2011 Erik S. Barquist, MD It Matters: The Case for Advocacy
2010 Donald Jenkins, MD Union of Forces
2009 Patrick Reilly, MD Fellowship
2008 Ernest FJ Block, MD  Think Different 
2007 Kimberly O. Nagy, MD  Traditions, Innovations, and Legacies
2006 Michael Pasquale, MD Outcomes for Trauma: Is There an End (Result) in Sight? 
2005 Michael F. Rotondo, MD  The Rural Trauma Imperative: A Silent Killer in America’s Heartland**
2004 Philip S. Barie, MD Leading and Managing in Unmanageable Times 
2003 J. Wayne Meredith, MD  Trauma Surgery: Current Status and Future Directions** 
2002 Blaine L. Enderson, MD Can Trauma Surgeons Survive Health Care Business? 
2001 Eric R. Frykberg, MD* Disasters and Mass Casualties – How Can We Cope?
2000 Paul R. G. Cunningham, MD  Leadership, Professional Heroism, and the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
1999 David B. Reath, MD Why Am I Here?
1998 Timothy C. Fabian, MD  Evidence-Based Medicine in Trauma Care – Whither Thou Goest?
1997 John A. Morris Jr., MD  The Evolving Role of the Scientific Society in the New Millennium 
1996 William F. Fallon Jr., MD  Surgical Lessons Learned on the Battlefield 
1995 James M. Hassett, MD Do It Right, Do the Right Thing
1994 Carl Boyd, MD On Timeless Principles in Changing Times
1993 Michael Rhodes, MD Practice Management Guidelines for Trauma Care
1992 C. William Schwab, MD Violence: America’s Uncivil War 
1991 Howard R. Champion, MD Reflections On and Directions for Trauma Care 
1990 Lenworth M. Jacobs, MD Forces Shaping Trauma Care 
1989 Burton H. Harris, MD Searching for Values in Changing Times
1987 & 1988 Kimball I. Maull, MD Dispelling Fatalism in a Cause-and-Effect World

**Printed copy of Presidential Address is not available