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NEW!! AAST President announces the launch of the Coalition for National Trauma Research (CNTR), of which the WTA is a member.

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

Download Presidential Addresses

Welcome to the WTA


The 2015 Annual Meeting of the Western Trauma Association will be held from March 1 through March 6 in Telluride, CO.  Hotel information will be posted later this summer and meeting registration will open in the fall.

Abstract submission NOW OPEN.

Click here to submit an abstract. Abstract submission deadline is Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 11:59pm PDT.

About the WTA

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.