Trauma Paper Competition Call for Abstracts Announced

The Ohio Committee on Trauma is pleased to announce a Call for Abstracts for their 2014 Trauma Paper Competition.

The competition is open to all general surgery residents, surgical specialty residents, and trauma fellows, but medical students are not eligible. The deadline for entries is Friday, September 5.  Entries received after that date will not be considered.

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News & Updates August 7, 2014


Surprising hurdle for Ed FitzGerald: 55 percent of Northeast Ohio voters still don’t know who he is  CLEVELAND, Ohio — New polling numbers from Quinnipiac University show a double-digit lead for Republican Gov. John Kasich — not entirely surprising, given that Kasich enjoyed a similar advantage in May.

Critics: Kasich top health appointee unqualified  The man Ohio Governor John Kasich appointed to lead the state’s health department may not meet the state requirements for the position, critics say – complaints Kasich’s spokesman Monday dismissed as “predictable, shrill attacks” from partisans.  Continue reading

Call to Action: Tell Your Senators to Pass Trauma Legislation

Call to Action: Tell Your Senators to Pass Trauma Legislation
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) needs your help in achieving passage of S. 2405, the Senate companion bill to H.R. 4080, the Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act, which the House of Representatives passed in June. This legislation would authorize two important grant programs—the Trauma Care Systems Planning Grants and the Regionalization of Emergency Care Systems Pilot Projects.