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Our Faculty Member Elected as the President of the UTACD Board of Directors

19.06.2019

Prof. Orhan Alimoğlu, MD, the Head of our Department of General Surgery, has been elected as the President of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Association of Trauma and Emergency Surgery.

The Turkish Association of Trauma and Emergency Surgery was founded in İstanbul in 1995. It was officially established as a public benefit association by the Council of Ministers’ decision dated 30.10.2003. with 1500 members, the Turkish Association of Trauma and Emergency Surgery is a national association that carries out important organizations, events, and scientific contributions in emergency surgery.

Preparing to hold the 12th Turkish Congress of Trauma & Emergency Surgery this year, the Association holds monthly discussions on related cases of trauma and emergency surgery at its meetings in Marmara, Central Anatolia, and Aegean Regions. Furthermore, it introduced the Turkish Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery to the world of medicine in 1995. The journal has been indexed in the Science Citation Index-Expanded (SCI-E) database since 2007.