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The WTA lost 5 members during 2013.  Since its beginning, our Association has lost 9 members. At the 2014 WTA meeting, the Board of Directors passed a resolution to memorialize each departed member's life on our website.  Click here to see the page dedicated to the life of Past President M. Gage Oschsner, M.D.

Read a note from the WTA Historian

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Welcome to the WTA

The 44th Annual Meeting of the Western Trauma Association was held in Steamboat Springs, CO, from March 2 through March 7, 2014. 

Download the 2014 Program Book!!!  More options than ever!! 

First, IF YOU DO NOT HAVE an app on your device, download a free e-Book reader app from your device's app store. You must have an e-Book reader app in order to access and open the e-Program Book.  From your device, click on the version you'd like below:

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How to get Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits for Meeting Attendance.  You can take the test online after you have enrolled.  Each session you attend has a set of questions.  You can also download the questions for the test as a Word or PDF file.

The 2015 Annual Meeting of the Western Trauma Association will be held from March 1 through March 6 in Telluride, CO.  Details will be available in the fall.  Abstract submission will begin in the summer.

The Western Trauma Association is committed to the improvement of trauma care through research, education, sharing of clinical experiences, and the development of physicians of all specialties who are involved in the care of trauma patients. The goals of the Association are not only the intellectual growth attained through increased knowledge, but also the emotional growth attained through camaraderie and interaction with family and friends in an environment conducive to winter sports.