The American Burn Association offers many opportunities to get involved!

Annual Meeting

Our signature educational event brings together more than 2,000 multi-disciplinary burn care professionals from across the globe annually. Stay abreast with the latest innovative technology, expand your network, and leave energized with new ideas and perspectives.


Committees are the backbone of the ABA. They develop guidelines and programs that support the strategic plan and advance the field. Members can apply to be a part of a committee and many committees are open to anyone with an interest who wishes to attend meetings.

Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

The ABA has over 20 SIGs where members with common interests exchange ideas and provide education.

National Leadership Conference (NLC)

Participate at NLC by meeting with key governmental officials in Washington D.C. to help shape policies and promote an advocacy agenda affecting all burn centers.

Journal of Burn Care & Research (JBCR)

Submit original, peer-reviewed articles to the Journal of Burn Care & Research, the official publication of the American Burn Association.

ABA Mentoring Program

Participate in the ABA Mentoring Program to 1) advance your career or 2) share your expertise with a rising professional.