Tag Archive for ‘trauma legislation’
An ACS lobbyist’s experiences at the R. Adams Crowley Shock Trauma Center highlight the importance of a trauma-focused message on Capitol Hill.
The following essay is the winner of the YFA Advocacy & Issues Workgroup essay contest. This year’s contest focused on how young surgeons are achieving their personal best working within organized medicine by advocating to state and federal government officials for the safety and well-being of the surgical patient and/or for the surgeon.
This article examines injury prevention and trauma-related issues considered in state legislatures and by the AMA HOD over the last year.
Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) participated in a tour of the trauma division and burn center at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence on August 29, and joined a press conference there with William Cioffi, Jr., MD, FACS, where they discussed recently enacted trauma legislation and trauma bills pending before Congress.