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EAST Community Outreach


Since 2012, EAST has hosted a Community Outreach Program in conjunction with its Annual Scientific Assembly, with members of the EAST Injury Control and Violence Prevention Committee (ICVP) coordinating the program and traveling into the community to deliver high-quality, high-profile injury prevention programs around public health topics such as distracted and impaired driving, vehicle safety, teen violence, and substance abuse.

Between 2012 and 2016, the program has educated more than 3,000 high-school students about the dangers of distracted and impaired driving. In 2017 and 2018, EAST directed its outreach efforts toward training nearly 100 non-medical personnel on hemorrhage control in the wake of the gun violence epidemic. Watch the videos and see the positive impact of the EAST Community Outreach Program.


Thank you to the Society of Trauma Nurses for joining EAST and supporting and assisting with the EAST Community Outreach Program.  

Thank you to Z-Medica for their support of the 2017 and 2018 EAST Community Outreach Programs by providing supplies for training.

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 managementoffice@east.org
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