WTA Member Research Funding Award

The Western Trauma Foundation is committed to further advances in the care of the injured by funding research projects in the field of trauma.  The Foundation will support a research project of a member of the Western Trauma Association.  Clinical, translational, or basic science research proposals are eligible.  Applications must be submitted by the deadlines and adhering to the format specified on the website.  Successful grant recipients are expected to be present at the Annual Meeting to accept their award.  By accepting the award, the investigator is required to submit a status report the following year to the WTA Research Committee.  Upon completion of the project, an abstract must be submitted for consideration for presentation at the WTA annual meeting and, if accepted, a manuscript must be submitted to the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery for consideration of publication.