EAST Multicenter Trial Junior Investigator Award

Letters of Intent are now closed. The submission deadline was August 15, 2016.

The EAST Multicenter Trial Junior Investigator Award is to assist a junior primary investigator to successfully conduct and publish a multicenter trial assembling data from five or more centers which seeks to answer an important and novel question in the practice of trauma, acute care surgery or surgical critical care which will change or significantly affect the care of injured or critically ill patients.  This award will initially be offered July 1, 2017.  The award amount is $6,000 for one (1) year only and the project must be completed within five (5) years.  It is currently funded through a grant from EAST.  The 2017 scholarship deadline for receipt of Letters of Intent was August 15, 2016.  Following receipt of the Letters of Intent, the Multicenter Trials Section, along with the Chair of the Research & Scholarship Section and the Research Division Chair will judge the Letters of Intent on the basis of the merit of their proposal and the potential of the applicant of future contributions to change or significantly affect the care of injured or critically ill patientsThe top ranked Letters of Intent will be invited to submit full proposals by October 31, 2016.  The Multicenter Trials Section, along with the Chair of the Research & Scholarship Section and Research Division Chair will review full proposals in November 2016 and select the final awardee.  For official rules and regulations for this scholarship please refer here.

The announcement of the scholarship recipient will be made, following the review process, at the EAST Annual Scientific Assembly to be held January 10-14, 2017 at the Diplomat Resort in Hollywood, Florida.

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