The Arizona Trauma Association (AzTA) is excited to announce that our 15th Annual Southwest Trauma & Acute Care Symposium is happening on November 21-22, 2024 at JW Marriott Camelback Resort in Phoenix, Arizona.

Meeting Date and Location

Symposium, November 21-22, 2024

JW Marriott Camelback Resort, Phoenix, Arizona


Last year’s symposium witnessed remarkable success, boasting an impressive attendance of 1,800 individuals, both in-person and virtually. Representing over 50 hospitals, military bases, and individuals from the United States, Mexico, and Canada, our diverse audience comprises surgeons, physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, EMS professionals, trauma program leaders, and other healthcare experts deeply invested in trauma and critical care.

Excitement abounds as we prepare to unite everyone once again this year, offering both a live, in-person event and a dynamic virtual simulcast option. As the pinnacle event in our field, this symposium brings together top-tier speakers and participants to deliver the latest updates and cutting-edge insights in caring for the injured patient. Our plans for the 2024 symposium are well underway, and your support is integral to our continued success.

STACS has consistently provided unparalleled value, featuring renowned national speakers and unparalleled networking opportunities within the trauma and acute care surgery community. This year, we’re proud to present an exceptional lineup of speakers delivering concise lectures on pertinent trauma and critical care topics, ensuring an enriching and impactful experience for all attendees.


Join us in shaping the future of trauma and critical care at the STACS 2024 symposium! We invite you to explore our comprehensive range of sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, each designed to play a crucial role in supporting this essential educational conference. Your support enables us to deliver high-quality education, foster collaboration, and drive innovation in trauma care. Together, we can make a meaningful impact on the lives of patients and healthcare professionals alike. Thank you for your support!

If you need to pay by check, please contact us at to coordinate. Checks may be made payable to Arizona Trauma Association, EIN # is 26-0380437, and mailed to: Arizona Trauma Association, c/o Patricia Barcelo-Sanders, PO Box 33893, Phoenix, AZ 85067-3893.

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    The Arizona Trauma Association (AzTA) was started by a group of surgeons in 2007 to improve the delivery of health care to injured patients throughout the state of Arizona by supporting collaborative research, education and outreach activities of trauma centers in the state of Arizona.

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