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National Trauma Awareness Month, May 2015

March 23, 2015


The American Trauma Society, in collaboration with the Society of Trauma Nurses, is once again pleased to present National Trauma Awareness Month. This May, National Trauma Awareness Month celebrates its 27th anniversary with the campaign slogan, “3D Trauma Prevention” and focuses on contributors to motor vehicle crashes - Drugs/Drinking, Distraction and Drowsiness. Get more information about Trauma Awareness Month, including printable resources, here.



National ATS Director visits NC

October 15, 2014


Ian Weston, the Executive Director for the American Trauma Society national organization, visited the NC Division of the ATS on October 15. Mr. Weston provided an update on national-level ATS activities, including the development of a training program for injury prevention specialists. Read more about the ATS here.



ATS Officers Elected

May 19, 2014


Members of the NC Division of the ATS elected officers for the upcoming biennium, with incumbents winning re-election. Newly elected officers, including contact information, can be found on the Contact Us page.



Trauma Survivors Network Expands in NC

October 30, 2013


The American Trauma Society has partnered with several trauma centers across the US to promote the development of its Trauma Survivors' Network (TSN). Carolinas Medical Center (Charlotte) and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (Winston-Salem) are participating in a program to test the new version of the TSN. Read more about Trauma Survivors' Network here.