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COT resident competition deadline on November 15



The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Regional Committees on Trauma (RCOT) will accept papers for the 2015 Residents Trauma Papers Competition until November 15, 2014. The competition will take place during the Committee on Trauma (COT) Annual Meeting, March 12–14, in Chicago, IL.

The competition is open to general surgery residents, surgical specialty residents, and trauma fellows. The papers should describe original research in the area of trauma care and/or prevention, categorized as either basic laboratory research or clinical investigation. The RCOT Chair must submit the papers to the appropriate ACS RCOT Region Chief. Please contact Bridget Blackwood, ACS Trauma Programs, at 312-202-5380 or for information regarding the names and addresses of RCOT Chairs.

The Eastern and Western States COTs, Region 7 COT, and the ACS are funding the competition.

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