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July 10-12, 2024

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Enjoy the Experience

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Experience Utah’s Rocky Mountains at the Western Pediatric Trauma Conference (WPTC) that will take place in Sundance, Utah at the Sundance Mountain Resort. Here you will enjoy the education, the family and the adventure..

The WPTC features nationally renowned faculty in the fields of pediatric trauma, pediatric surgical sub-specialties, critical care, emergency medicine, and pre-hospital care. The program content is targeted to physicians and health care professionals who care for injured children.  After attending this conference, participants will report increased knowledge related to care of the pediatric trauma patient and report intent to change practice based on new evidence-based practice information provided.

Enjoy the Stay

Sundance Mountain Resort

Indulge in luxurious accommodations and soak in the stunning views. From cozy fireplaces to comfortable furnishings, every stay at Sundance will make you feel right at home. All of the lodging options are the perfect place to settle in and unwind after a day of mountain adventure.

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Enjoy the Education

The WPTC provides a variety of learning opportunities for you to gather best practices and resources for you to take advantage of.   

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Point-Counterpoint

With live and virtual options learners are able to network with top pediatric trauma healthcare leaders and nationally renowned faculty. 

Point-Counterpoint sessions have become a cornerstone of the conference offering a bit of fun and educational debate on a topic facing the pediatric trauma healthcare community.

Opportunities for oral and poster abstract (scientific and best practice) presentations are available.


Scientific presentations are eligible for manuscript publication in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery.

Abstracts due

March 18, 2024 Midnight PST

Enjoy the Course Featurettes

Tuesday, July 9 @ 9:00 AM & 12:00 PM

MORNING SESSION (9 AM - 1 PM)

Advanced Practice Providers Skills Course

includes lunch: $100

Join us for an exclusive pre-conference hands-on session designed for advanced practice providers at the Western Pediatric Trauma Conference! Dive into practical learning experiences led by experienced professionals in pediatric trauma care. Enhance your skills, discuss the latest advancements, and network with fellow APPs.

This session is your opportunity to refine your expertise and stay ahead in delivering top-notch care to young patients.

Secure your spot now for a focused, impactful learning experience. Register today and elevate your role in pediatric trauma care!

AFTERNOON SESSION (12 - 6 PM)

Research Fundamentals Course

includes lunch: $100 

Join us for a pre-conference course designed for all healthcare providers interested in quality improvement and clinical research. A Tool Kit for Practice-Based Research will serve as both an introduction to research and an avenue to bring life to your research and a quality improvement ideas. This course will cover research fundamentals, design and methodology, statistics, principle of scientific writing and more. Register today!

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Thursday, July 11 @ 8:00 AM

Thursday, July 11 @ 1:00 PM

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