What is Unique about ANZTS? 

  • ANZTS is the only multidisciplinary trauma society in Australia and New Zealand focused solely on the care of injured patients. 
  • It brings together a diverse community of health care professionals who specialize in trauma care, research, education, injury prevention, throughout the patient’s journey from pre-hospital care to rehabilitation. 
  • Members include surgeons, physicians, nurses, data and registry specialists, allied health, researchers, injury prevention, and students.  
  • All states, territories and health districts across Australia and New Zealand are represented in our members. 

Opportunities to Lead 

  • Opportunities to serve on the ANZTS Board of Directors. 
  • Opportunities to participate in a number of committees and special interest groups.
  • Sharing resources, information with others through sub-committees special interest groups. 
  • Advocate to government for legislative changes that will raise the profile of injury prevention and safety.
  • To promote communications and relations with international organisations involved in Trauma Care.

Opportunities to Learn 

  • Connect with, and learn from like-minded people.
  • Make connections with potential career mentors in your area of trauma interest. 
  • Exposure to experienced healthcare professionals who can mentor and support you. 
  • Exposure to the latest research at the annual conference. 
  • Attend the annual Scientific Meeting & Conference to present and/or learn from colleagues. 
  • Develop your knowledge and skills by attending pre conference workshops and courses.
  • Have access to members-only education resources. 

 Opportunities for Research 

  • To foster and promote scientific research into all aspects of Trauma Care
  • To provide opportunities for all those involved in Trauma Care in Australasia to further their scientific knowledge and exchange information in this field
  • Opportunities are made available for members to present papers at national and International conferences, facilitated by ANZTS. 
  • Have a forum for presentation to a national audience for your research. 
  • Strengthen your research, network and find partners for multi-institutional trials/research projects. 
  • Ability to network with leaders in research and quality improvement across Australia & New Zealand. 
  • Provides opportunity for research and quality improvement projects. 
  • Ability to get multidisciplinary stakeholder input. 
  • Recognition and awards for outstanding work, leadership and advocacy at the annual conference. 

Opportunities to Make a Difference 

  • To promote and develop the highest standards of patient care, education and organisation in the field of trauma in order to deliver the best possible patient outcomes.
  • Be part of shaping the future of trauma care in Australia & New Zealand, setting the standards that support trauma systems and teams. 
  • Promotion of the highest standards of inter-professional practice, and clinical trauma research. 
  • Participate in the dissemination of research findings. 
  • Contribute your voice, research, advocacy, experience & knowledge to reduce the burden of injury. 
  • Participate in one of our committees or special interest groups and contribute to the overall goals and objectives of the society. 

 Other Benefits 

  • Electronic access to 12 issues per year of the Journal “injury”. This is an international journey which has many ATS members contributing to its well-regarded content. 
  • Quarterly “Trauma Talk” Newsletter with contributions from the ATS Board and members. 
  • Member discount to the annual Conference. 
  • Access to monetary awards for presentations/posters. 
  • Ability to apply for the annual Research Scholarship which allows members to travel overseas and experience aspects of trauma case including clinical, education, and system development. 
  • Access to Member only education and resource portal.