Navy American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Resident Paper Competition – Abstracts Due 15 JUN

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ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 15 JUNE 2022
What: 2023 American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Resident Paper Navy state competition

Where: Uniformed Services University Trauma Day

When: 24 August 2022

This competition is open to all Navy surgical residents, surgical specialty residents, and trauma fellows (including FTOS).  Medical students are not eligible to compete.

SUBMISSION DETAILS:
–Abstracts should describe original research on any aspect of trauma care. (Emergency general surgery papers will not be accepted.)
–Abstracts may be up to three (3) pages in length and include embedded images; however, short form abstracts will also be accepted during the initial Navy phase of competition.
–Papers may have been previously presented, but cannot be published prior to March 2023 if selected for the National competition.

The Navy competition will be held during USU Trauma Day on 24 August 2022 in Bethesda, MD.  Participants will be notified by 1 JUL 2022.

One basic science laboratory research paper and one clinical investigation paper will be chosen to represent the Navy at the Military Region XIII competition that will be held at the Excelsior Surgical Society Meeting preceding the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress in San Diego, California in October 2022. The winner of the Military Region XIII competition will present at the National competition during the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Annual Meeting in March 2022.
Submit abstracts via email to both:   CAPT Travis Polk and CDR Matthew J. Bradley (contact in the global) by 15 JUN 2021.

Additional details may be found at:  https://www.facs.org/quality-programs/trauma/about-trauma/trauma-papers

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