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What is AAAM?

The Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM) is a professional multidisciplinary organization dedicated to limiting injuries from motor vehicle crashes. It was founded in 1957 by the Medical Advisory Committee to the Sports Car Club of America (six practicing physicians whose avocation was motor racing). Since 1964, full and equal membership status has been available to all road safety professionals and the focus has expanded to encompass the globe. AAAM members enjoy the benefit of online subscriptions to articles from the journals: Accident Analysis and Prevention as well as Traffic Injury Control.

Our 58th Annual Scientific Conference
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The AAAM conference offers compelling content and unparalleled networking opportunities. Join us in Munich, Germany next fall (October 12-15, 2014). With an array of content-rich topics covering current knowledge in traffic injury control, Munich is where all road safety professionals should be. Our conference will be held at the very modern and state-of-the-art facility, BMW Welt.

 

What is the Abbreviated Injury Scale?

The Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) incorporates current medical terminology providing an internationally accepted tool for ranking injury severity. AAAM created and maintains the Abbreviated Injury Scale: THE internationally accepted tool for describing and coding injuries of all types.


 

 



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