2024 Trauma Society Update and AR-ACS Annual Meeting 

May 3-5, 2024

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS),
I. Dodd Wilson (IDW) Building


Dr. Bryan Alan Cotton is a Professor at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and the Director of the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program as well. He is also Co-Director of the Shock–Trauma ICU at Memorial Hermann Hospital.

Dr. Cotton earned his Medical Degree at Ross University School of Medicine in Edison, NJ. He completed his residency in General Surgery at the University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics in Columbia, MO, and his fellowship in Trauma & Surgical Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania & Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Cotton later earned his Master of Public Health at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. Dr. Cotton’s research areas include optimizing the management of hemorrhagic shock, establishing best practices for massive transfusion protocol activations, and early detection and treatment of the acute coagulopathy of trauma.

Join Dr. Cotton for two engaging sessions:

  • “A Decade’s Work in Radically Transforming Trauma Resuscitation of Hemorrhage” on Saturday, May 4th from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • “Predicting Futility in Severely Injured Children and Adults: Using Arrival Lab Values and Physiology to Support Evidence-Based Resource Stewardship” on Sunday, May 5th from 8:00 am – 9:00 am.

If you wish to make Hotel Reservations, we have a courtesy room block at Embassy Suites by Hilton Little Rock.

Rooms are available May 3-5, 2024 for $189 per night plus taxes. Use the link below to make reservations or call 1-800-Embassy and ask for the Arkansas ACS room block.

This room block is only available until April 4, so don’t delay in booking your room!