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The World Coalition for Trauma Care


View below educational resources in partnership with the World Coalition for Trauma Care


Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Developed for surgeons and other healthcare specialists worldwide who treat critically ill and injured patients, The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery covers both the clinical and basic research aspects of the treatment of trauma, surgical critical care, and emergency surgery.The Journal publishes papers presented at the annual meetings of the AAST and the other affiliated Societies.


If you have in interest in publishing and writing papers there are two webcasts by the AAST that may help you. The publishing webcast is titled Open Access and New Standards in Scientific Publishing, here is the link. The writing webcast is titled Writing and Reviewing for the Journal of Trauma:  A Primer, here is the link.

Trauma Surgery & Acute Care Open 

Trauma Surgery & Acute Care Open is The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma’s Open Access journal dedicated to the rapid publication of peer-reviewed, high-quality, international trauma and acute care research. 

European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery

The European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery is the official publication of the European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery (ESTES).

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AAST Virtual Grand Rounds

Virtual Grand Rounds is a web-based educational series. AAST offers these webinars for educational purposes. 

All Grand Round webinars are held at 4:00 PM CST 


Trauma Opportunities Worldwide

The WCTC is proud to present the results of our survey on international educational opportunities to our member societies. Please use the information and distribute it to your members. We hope these lists  allow better exchange between surgeons and other healthcare professionals from different countries!

  • Coming Soon: Trauma Observership

  • Coming Soon: Clinical Research Fellowships

  • Coming Soon: Basic Science Fellowships

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