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Education Committee

Committee Chairs:

Tracy Larsen, Education Committee Chair Chair
Tracy Larsen
Denise Klinkner MD, MEd, FACS, Education Committee Co-Chair Co-Chair
Denise Klinkner MD, MEd, FACS

The mission of the Education Committee is to assure that PTS is considered the premier repository of pediatric trauma educational resources within the United States

Committee Charge
Conduct a learning needs assessment to assess educational gaps every two – three years

To develop additional high quality resources targeted to address gaps and eventually measure the impact of these resources

Develop educational forums within the website

Committee Goals

  1. Update and assure validity of pediatric trauma cme links and clinical resources on the PTS website
  2. Expand Journal Scan to monthly reviews based on multi-disciplinary, current topics of interest
  3. Develop co-chair role to allow for seamless transitions of committee leadership

Long Term Goal:
In the future, PTS should offer CME credit for members.

Build a robust Journal Scan section which can be referenced by trauma center’s that develop their own internal education process to meet American College of Surgeon’s requirements for education.

Committee composition
The Education committee is composed of a chair and active participants in conference calls (maximum 20)

Charter Changes and Renewal
The committee will review and reassess the adequacy of this charter annually and recommend any proposed changes to the PTS board for approval.