EAST PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESSEastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) practice management guidelines and the perpetual quest for excellenceHaut, Elliott R. MD, PhD, FACSAuthor Information From the Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, and Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medicine; and Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland. Submitted: March 26, 2020, Accepted: March 27, 2020, Published online: April 3, 2020. Supplemental digital content is available for this article. Direct URL citations appear in the printed text, and links to the digital files are provided in the HTML text of this article on the journal’s Web site (www.jtrauma.com). Address for reprints: Elliott R. Haut, MD, PhD, FACS, Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Sheikh Zayed 6107C, 1800 Orleans St, Baltimore, MD 21287; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery: July 2020 - Volume 89 - Issue 1 - p 1-10 doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000002709 Buy SDC Metrics Copyright © 2020 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.