Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma EAST
About EAST . Furnishing leadership and fostering advances . The Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) provides a forum for the exchange of knowledge to advance the care and rehabilitation of the injured patient. . EAST places particular emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration, scholarship, fellowship and developing leadership among young surgeons active in the care of the injured patient. . A 501(c)(3) organization, EAST has more than 1800 members who meet yearly at a four-day conference at which scientific papers are presented and advances in the field are discussed. . EAST also has established lectureships, scholarships and a foundation to promote, reward, and recognize individuals working in the field of injury and injury control.