AAAM Recognizes National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Next Stop: Putting the brakes on distracted driving We’ve heard it before. A driver is out on the open road and as they travel towards their destination, the phone rings, text messages, and news alerts pop up on the phone…an immediate response is required, right? In...

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President’s Message – March 2017

By Gary Smith, MD, DrPH Welcome to the first 2017 issue of INROADS! The Board and staff have been working behind the scenes to advance our strategic priorities set last summer for AAAM and the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS). This includes a detailed financial review...

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AIS 2016 – A Year of Accomplishments

AAAM has launched a redesigned website with new functionality integrated into a modern association management system as the driving force behind it. Professionals can update their profiles, register for the Annual Scientific Conference, sign up for an AIS training...

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AIS 2017 – A Banner Year Ahead

The call for abstracts for the AAAM Annual Scientific Conference is finished and the Science Committee is carefully deciding which papers to accept. AAAM has added four more online AIS courses for 2017, the most ever. In addition, there will be at least seventeen...

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Faculty Spotlight – Price

Janet P. Price, RN, MSA, CAISS | AAAM AIS Faculty Jan has been involved in AAAM for more than twenty years as AIS Technical Coordinator, trainer and Lead Faculty member. Her invaluable contribution has advanced the AIS course and certification program worldwide. Jan...

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2016 Conference: Top Paper Award

Comparison of crash rates and rear-end striking crashes among novice teens and experienced adults using the SHRP2 Naturalistic Driving Study by Dr. Thomas Seacrist (et al.) has been named the AAAM Top Paper for 2016. Dr. Seacrist will be presented with the award at...

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President’s Message – November 2016

Greetings! The momentum certainly didn’t stop after our annual conference as you can see with the launch of our new website and its member services area. It was incredible being in Hawaii for AAAM’s 60th anniversary, but even more incredible to see the outstanding...

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Faculty Spotlight – Cookman

Kathy Cookman, BS, CSTR, CAISS | AIS International Technical Coordinator Many of you may already know Kathy Cookman or attended a course she led either online or in person. Kathy is the AIS International Technical Coordinator and serves as the primary authority for...

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2016 Scientific Conference Recap

September 17-21, 2016 Hilton Waikoloa Village, HI AAAM held its 60th Annual Scientific Conference in September with nearly 120 students, researchers, trauma physicians and automotive safety professionals. Nearly a third of attendees were from outside the U.S. showing...

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AIS 2015 Released

AAAM announced the new revision of its Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS©) coding system. AIS© is the gold standard for traumatic injury classification and severity scaling.  This newest revision improves brain injury coding, spinal cord impairment coding and enhances...

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