Get Involved

Now that you are a member of EAST, get involved! 

If you have any suggestions or questions about how you can become more involved with EAST, please contact EAST at


EAST members are eager to connect with you. Attending in-person events such as the Annual Scientific Assembly is one of the best ways to meet colleagues from around the country. You can access the EAST Member Directory at any time and reach out to other members in your area. Make sure your profile is up-to-date so that your colleagues can find you, too.

EAST members also are active on social media. Follow EAST to participate in the conversation online.

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Serve on a Committee or Ad Hoc Task Force

The work of EAST's Divisions, Committees and Task Forces keeps the organization strong and relevant. A call for volunteers is conducted annually in the summer. Choose a topic that fits your interests and volunteer.

EAST conducts an annual Call for Volunteers in the summer. If you are interested in serving on an EAST Committee or Ad Hoc Task Force, complete the online Call for Volunteers form by the deadline. Look for the Call for Volunteers email notification sent to all EAST members and complete the online form by the deadline. You must complete the online form to be considered for an appointment.  Appointments for the next volunteer year will be finalized in November; an email communication confirming your appointment for the upcoming year will be sent to you.  

Participate in the Annual Scientific Assembly

The Annual Scientific Assembly is a four-day educational event that brings together EAST members from around the country. The meeting includes hands-on workshops, scientific sessions, networking events, community outreach opportunities and exhibits. 

Participate in the Mentor Program

The Mentoring Program is designed to promote academic and personal growth of young trauma and acute care surgeons. The EAST Mentoring Committee seeks members to be mentors as well as mentee applicants.

Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

633 N. Saint Clair Street, Suite 2400 Chicago, IL 60611-3295 (312) 202-5508 phone (312) 202-5064 fax
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