With more than 2,000 members worldwide, we dedicate our efforts and resources to promoting and supporting burn-related care, prevention, education, and research. Our multidisciplinary membership enhances our ability to work toward common goals with other organizations and educational programs.
Being a member of the ABA means being part of the multi-disciplinary team that cares for and partners with burn patients and their families to improve outcomes.
Learn more about the many benefits of membership and join the ABA.
Annual Meeting
The ABA Annual Meeting is the premier educational event for the entire burn care team. Submit an abstract or session idea, exhibit or sponsor the meeting, or plan to attend.
Find out more about the 53rd Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, April 6–9, 2021.
The ABA educates the public on preventing burn injuries, we support research on prevention and treatment and we provide information to improve your outcome.
Your donation will help advance all aspects of the burn care field.

Quality Care

The ABA is dedicated to ensuring that all members of the burn care team have access to the tools, providing the highest quality care. Learn about the criteria to become a verified burn center, certification, burn registry and BQIP programs, and various resources to ensure quality patient care.


Preventing burn injury can save lives, and minimize the physical and psychological pain through the sometimes long road to recovery. Learn about prevention campaigns, read fact sheets and discover tools and resources for parents, teachers, fire and life safety educators and individuals.


The ABA is the only multi-disciplinary membership organization dedicated to educating all members of the burn care team. Learn more about the Annual Meeting, Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) courses, other meetings and educational resources.


Scientific research is important to optimize outcomes for burn- injured patients. Learn about current research studies, how your burn center can participate in multi-center trials or read the Journal of Burn Care Research to be informed about the latest advances in the field.