Editor-in-Chief: Ernest E. Moore, MD
ISSN: 2163-0755
Online ISSN: 2163-0763
Frequency: 12 issues / year
Ranking: 10/27 in Critical Care Medicine; 44/198 in Surgery
Impact Factor: 2.736

Current Issue Highlights



EAST Journal Club
​​EAST Journal Club
Date: July 5-6, 2016

Join the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma​ for an upcoming journal club discussion on Twitter.
This month's event will feature Drs. Ronald Stewart (@Stewartr84) and Deborah Kuhls (@dakuhls) discussing their recent report, "Firearm injury prevention: A consensus approach to reducing preventable deaths."
The full-text article is free to access, so read now and join the upcoming conversation. For more information on this or future events, visit EAST’s Twitter Journal Club info page.

Outstanding Reviewer 2015

Denis Bensard, MD
The Journal is pleased to announce that Dr. Denis Bensard, director of pediatric surgery and trauma at Denver Health Medical Center, is the first recipient of a newly instituted award to recognize outstanding reviewers. The award itself is named for Dr. Norman McSwain – a longtime exceptional reviewer for the Journal – and meant to recognize the most prolific reviewer each year for sustained contributions in the form of timely, high-quality reviews that help authors improve their papers. Dr. Bensard will be honored at the 2016 meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

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