Thank you for attending the 37th EAST Annual Scientific Assembly.  

The 38th EAST Annual Scientific Assembly will be held January 14-18, 2025 at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa. Registration will open Fall 2024. 

2024 Scientific Abstracts

*Information Subject to Change - See Meeting App for Up-to-Date Information

The 37th EAST Annual Scientific Assembly included:
  • Scientific papers featuring original scientific work
  • Presidential Address delivered by Jason W. Smith, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS
  • Scott B. Frame, MD Memorial Lecture delivered by Karen J. Brasel, MD, MPH, FACS
  • Educational Sessions
  • Short Courses
  • Workshops  & Courses
    • Leadership Development Workshop - Tuesday, January 9, 2024 (agenda subject to change)

      In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Cine-Med and the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. Cine-Med is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Cine-Med designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other Healthcare Professionals All other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, consult your professional licensing board.

    • Starting Strong: An EAST Fellows & Chief Residents Workshop - Tuesday, January 9, 2024 (agenda subject to change)

    • ABA/ABLS Course - Saturday, January 13, 2024 - Register directly with ABA
  • Other Events & Programs


Registration for the 38th EAST Annual Scientific Assembly will open Fall 2024.  The assembly is  EAST's premier educational event that includes hands-on workshops, scientific sessions, networking events, community outreach opportunities and exhibits.  


Hotel & Travel

Housing for the 38th EAST Annual Scientific Assembly happening January 14-18, 2025, at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort in Spa in Tucson, AZ will open Summer 2024. 

Hotel & Travel