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Save the Date: 6th Annual Southwest Trauma and Acute Care Symposium (STACS) November 13-14, 2014

Drs. Peter Rhee, MD FACS, David Notrica, MD FACS, FAAP, and Chris Salvino, MD FACS will again co-Chair the STACS Symposium for 2014. This will be the 6th year for this amazing trauma conference. The 6th Annual STACS will be held November 13-14, 2014 at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.

STACS is a world class multi-disciplinary trauma conference available in person, live, or "on demand" via internet from anywhere in the world! The format is perfect for presenting live in a conference room anywhere, making it accessible to the ENTIRE trauma team! Last year, 44 hospitals and trauma centers successfully presented the Simulcast to their staff and faculty. One hospital packed 125 attendees into their conference auditorium! Start the planning for your hospital now!

November 13-15, 2014

Talking Stick Resort
9800 E. Indian Bend Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85256

To inquire about reserving a room at Talking Stick, please call 1-866-877-9897 or 480-270-5555 and let them know you will be attending the AZTrACC conference.

2014 Symposium Brochure will be available in April, 2014

2013 Symposium Brochure (.pdf)

2013 Symposium Save the Date (.pdf)

2013 Symposium Abstracts (.pdf)

New! Video on Demand

Live Simulcast has been an option of the STACS Conference for the past two years. For 2014, in addition to Live Simulcast, we're offering the ability to watch the conference up to 30 days later! – “Video On Demand.” When you buy the internet package, you get both the Live Simulcast as well as “Video On Demand” so you can elect to watch the conference live or on your own time, or even both!

New! Internet Option for Individuals

Can’t attend in person? Join the conference from your home or office via the Internet. You get both live (Simulcast) and taped options (“Video On Demand”) for one low price! Participate with our custom large viewer and live chat! Reduced prices especially for international attendees!

New! Internet Option for Groups

Want to show our Symposium live at your hospital to a group in a conference room or auditorium? Our single group price allows you to host our Symposium live to as many people as you like and/or show it up to 30 days later through our new “Video On Demand” option. CME and CEU are free to all those that attend! This is a perfect opportunity to add 14 hours of hosted CME to your hospital's requirements for education.

The group registration price is $2,000 for a Level I Trauma Center in the U.S.A. or $1,000 for all other types of hospitals world wide. For more details, select the "learn more" link below.

New! Specialty Integration

Thirteen national and international trauma surgeons will deliver more than 24 relevant talks with integrated panel discussions. The Symposium is geared for traumatologists, orthopedic surgeons, and other trauma-related specialties. Learn more and view a list of national and international speakers.

NEW! EARN 14 Hours of MOC CME

Over a three year period, the ABS requires 30 MOC type of Category I CME’s. Our symposium allows you to earn up to 14 hours of MOC/ CME in just two days! Learn more.

Watch the Symposium
and never leave home!

Ever thought of attending a major trauma conference live from the comfort of your own home or hospital? How well can you see? Can you interact with the speaker? Do you get CME? Watch the above short video to get these and other questions answered!


This Symposium is one of the few true multi-disciplinary trauma conferences in the world with 13 national and international speakers – both trauma and orthopedic surgeons. To learn more and/or register, click the "learn more" button below.


Nurses and residents can submit abstracts and posters and/or do formal presentations in front of our national audience for prizes! There will be six total prizes (3 for presentations and 3 for posters). First place wins $250. Second place wins $125. Third place wins $75. To learn more and/or to register, click below.


Support is needed to make this a successful event. Exhibit space, meal sponsorships, network break sponsorships, and grab bag sponsorships are available.

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