Look here for the latest news and activities related to prevention, burn care, research, advancements in the field and rehabilitation.

ABA’s Road to the Regionals

The regional burn conferences provide great opportunities for multidisciplinary burn care professionals to participate in table top discussions, explore educational opportunities, earn CEUs and network with other burn care colleagues, and exhibitor partners in a more intimate setting.

Shriners Hospitals for Children – Galveston

The mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children is composed of three pursuits: to provide the highest quality, family-centered care; to educate physicians and other health care professionals; and to conduct research to discover new knowledge that improves care and the quality of life of children and families.

HHS Selects Pilot Projects to Demonstrate Better Approach to Disaster Medical Care

ABA representatives, Drs. Colleen Ryan, Jim Jeng, and Steve Wolf have been attending many meetings this past summer, in Washington, DC, with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response (ASPR) to discuss medical care in response to a disaster.

Larry V. Kaczmarek – 2018 ABA President’s Leadership Award Recipient

I am honored to be the recipient of the 2018 President’s Leadership Award. I am humbled by and appreciative of this prestigious recognition. It has been my privilege to work with the true heroes of the association. My family, friends and colleagues joined me to witness the receipt of this award.  I thank the ABA Board of Trustees, the ABA membership and the fine staff of the ABA central office for the opportunity of a very fulfilling career.

Fire Fighter Corner

The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) is excited to introduce a new website; www.understandingburncare.org. This collaborative effort is the result of the partnership between the fire service, burn centers and non-profit prevention organizations to provide burn care information and resources available around the country.