The Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine

The Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM) is a global multi-disciplinary professional organization dedicated to saving lives and eliminating road traffic injuries through scientific research, authoritative educational programs, and public policy recommendations. 

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INROADS is a blog style eNewsletter to share AAAM & AIS updates as well as research, association-related data and member stories for reader review and response.

Monthly Research Spotlight

In recognition of the contributions made to the field of automotive medicine, AAAM proudly spotlights innovative research published by our community and beyond. This month, we’re featuring an example of the application of AIS coding in an international study:

Lee, H. Y., Youk, H., Ii Lee, J., Kang, C. Y., Kong, J. S., Sung, S., Kang I. H., Lee J. H., Kim O. H., Jung W. J., Lee K. H., Youn Y. H., & Park, J. C. (2018). Injury analysis of patients according to impact patterns involved in pedestrian traffic crashes. Traffic injury prevention, 19 (sup1), S153-S157.

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AAAM Educational Opportunities

See all of the available AIS Classes available here

  • July AIS08 Daytime Online class now open.
  • Check the class page often for new class offerings, classes fill up fast!
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AAAM AIS Faculty Release Article in Trauma System News

Check out this great article just released in Trauma System News written by AAAM AIS faculty members Kathy Cookman and Amy Brammer, along with fellow CAISS specialist Jessica Pemberton: “Trauma Registry Q&A: “What is the difference between ISS, NISS and TRISS?”

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Announcing AIS 2015 Now Available

The latest update to the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) is now available. Order your dictionary today, find the latest course, or view the major changes made in this latest release.

AIS overview

people were injured in motor vehicle crashes

2.3M

people were injured in motor vehicle crashes 

Deaths as a result of road traffic crashes

1.24M

Deaths as a result of road traffic crashes

%

World population that has adequate road safety law

7%

World population that has adequate road safety law

%

percent of all fatal crashes in 2013 involving alcohol-impaired driving

30%

percent of all fatal crashes in 2013 involving alcohol-impaired driving

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