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National ATS Director to visit NC

May 19, 2014


Ian Weston, the Executive Director for the American Trauma Society national organization, will visit the NC Division of ATS later this year. Adverse weather in the mid-Atlantic & Northeast forced Mr. Weston to cancel his visit scheduled for April. Read more about the ATS here.



2014 Injury Prevention Grants awarded

May 19, 2014


The NC Division of the ATS has awarded three 2014 injury prevention grants. The selected projects from SafeKids Wake County/WakeMed, UNC Hospitals & Wake Forest Baptist Health will have the potential to be replicated in other areas around the state & can serve as a springboard for more injury prevention activities. Recipients were announced at the NC ATS meeting on April 16 at High Point Regional. Check out the Grants page for more information.



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.