Category Archives: Advocacy Day

Representatives Castro, Hurd, Ruppersberger and Kennedy Champion Funding Request for NTRAP

March 19, 2018–Following a lobbying effort by members of the Coalition for National Trauma Research (CNTR) in February, House members Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Will Hurd (TX-23), Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02) and Joseph Kennedy, III (MA-04) took the lead on a request for funding, authoring a letter to the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee in support of a National Trauma Research Action Plan (NTRAP).

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Trauma Surgeons Advocate for a National Trauma Research Action Plan

February 6, 2018–Today more than two dozen trauma surgeons, trauma program managers and trauma survivors meet with their members of Congress in Washington to raise awareness about the need for a National Trauma Research Action Plan (NTRAP). In its 2016 report on a national trauma care system, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) issued 11 recommendations for

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