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The PTS is currently seeking and Editor-in-Chief to join its team

The Executive Committee of the Panamerican Trauma Society seeks nominations for individuals to become the next Editor in Chief of their signature journal, the Panamerican Journal of Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency Surgery. Dr. Rao Ivatury has announced his intention to step down after serving in that role for 8 years. The successful candidate should have a solid track record of publication of scientific results in peer- reviewed manuscripts.  Read more >>> 

Message from the PTS President and the Executive Director:

For the past 30 years, the Panamerican Trauma Society has represented all of the Americas in an attempt to improve trauma care for everyone. The society has evolved, and we seek to continue to make the PTS all that it can be. The 2018 meeting in Cartagena, Colombia was a great success...

Congratulations Dr. E. Moore!

 We are proud to     announce that the   trauma center at   Denver Health has   been renamed after   one of our very own   PTS members, Dr.   Eugene Moore.

Multi-Center Studies

The Panamerican Trauma Society is proud to announce the sponsorship of multi-center studies to facilitate the design and execution of multi-center projects.

The purpose of this initiative is to encourage researchers from different centers to collaborate in studies of mutual interest. The collaborative projects must be initiated by the researchers, who will use their resources to develop their proposals.

Please follow this link to read more about this new PTS initiative.

PTS Executive Committee Annual Retreat

Dr. Scalea and Dr. Feliciano Talk About the PTS

PTS Trauma Registry News

In May, the Hospital Vitarte in Lima, Peru received access to the PTS Trauma Registry

Learn more about the Trauma Registry


International Trauma
Grand Rounds

         Blunt Trauma: Is a                  negative FAST exam a             positive predictor of low                trauma severity?                       January 11, 2019 @ 12pm                               Francisco Collet, MD                 FMUSP- University of Sao Paulo 

Trauma Nursing Course in Montevideo, Uruguay!

 Photo credit: Lic. Gaspar Reboredo 

Last month on October 17th, our Trauma Nursing course was held in Montevideo, Uruguay led by...                                                                   Learn more >>>

ADMR Course Held in Cuba!

The PTS is pleased to inform that one of our educational courses, the Advanced Disaster Medical Response course (ADMR) was held earlier this year.

On June 25th members from the PTS led by Dr. Susan Briggs traveled to Havana, Cuba to train multidisciplinary medical personnel in the basics of disaster medical response and how to manage such scenarios.

Learn More >>>

Photo Credit: Dr. Susan Briggs

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