American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Contact Trauma Programs

633 N. Saint Clair St. Chicago, IL 60611
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 am–5:00 pm (Central)

Committee on Trauma (COT)

Central COT: 312-202-5155 or
Regional COT: 312-202-5155 or

Trauma Programs

Stop the Bleed Program

312-202-5790 or

Trauma Education Programs

Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) 312-202-5160 or
Rural Trauma Team Development Course (RTTDC) 312-202-5160 or
Disaster and Emergency Preparedness (DMEP) 312-202-5160 or
Trauma Evaluation and Management (TEAM) 312-202-5160 or
Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (ASSET) 312-202-5160 or
Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) 312-202-5160 or
Basic Endovascular Skills for Trauma (BEST) 312-202-5160 or
Trauma CME 312-202-5168 or
Technical Support for:
  • Course Management System
  • Learning Management System
  • MyATLS App
312-202-5160 or

Trauma Quality Programs

Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP)
  • TQIP Participation
  • Data Submission
  • TQIP reports
  • TQIP conference
  • Participant Use File (PUF)
312-202-5680 or
Performance Improvement and Patient Safety (PIPS)
  • PIPS Best Practice Guidelines
  • PIPS Mortality Reporting System
312-202-5680 or
Verification, Review, and Consultation (VRC)
  • Site visit application
  • Optimal Resources for the Care of the Injured Patient
  • Virtual site visits
312-202-5940 or
Annual Call for Data (NTDB)
  • Participation
  • Data Submission
National Trauma Data Standard (NTDS)

312-202-5680 or

Advancing Leadership in Trauma Center Management (ALTCM) Course

Trauma Systems Programs

Trauma Systems Consultation Program (TSCP)
  • Consultation inquiries
  • Regional Trauma Systems: Optimal Elements, Integration, and Assessment Systems Consultation Guide
312-202-5942 or
National Trauma Systems
  • EMS
  • Disaster
  • Rural
312-202-5942 or
Injury Prevention
  • Firearm injury prevention
  • Trauma informed care
  • Advocacy and position statements
312-202-5942 or

Advocacy and Health Policy

Visit our advocacy section to find staff contacts and learn about what the ACS Division of Advocacy and Health Policy is doing for you.

Trauma Program Leadership

Chair, Committee on Trauma
Jeffrey D. Kerby, MD, PhD, FACS
Medical Director, Trauma Programs
Eileen M. Bulger, MD, FACS
Medical Director, Trauma Quality Programs
Avery Nathens, MD, FACS
Program Director, Stop the Bleed
Lenworth M. Jacobs Jr., MD MPH FACS
Administrative Director, Trauma Programs
Jean Clemency
Assistant Director, Trauma Quality Programs
Melanie Neal
Senior Manager, Trauma Education Programs
Katie Strong