The Florida Committee on Trauma (FCOT) is proud to announce that abstract submissions will now be accepted for the 2022 Paper Competition at the Annual Meeting on May 13, 2022. The competition is open to all trauma centers, general surgery training, and trauma/acute care surgery fellowship programs to submit original research by residents and fellows in the fields of trauma, critical care, and injury prevention, including burns, pediatric and geriatric care.
Abstracts will be accepted for both basic science and clinical clinical science. The winners of the respective categories will be submitted to represent Florida in the Southeast Regional Competition sponsored by the ACS Committee on Trauma. To be eligible for the national competition, submitted work may have been previously presented, but must not be planned to be published in any peer-reviewed journal by our meeting date. Submissions are due by January 31, 2022