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Medical: Burn Injury En Route Care - Post Doctoral Researcher

US Air Force En route Care Research Center is located in the Army Institute of Surgical Research at Fort Sam Houston, TX. The research team includes active duty emergency medicine physicians, scientists, research coordinators, and a program manager. The center conducts research related to the en route care of combat casualties from point of injury to and between medical treatment facilities.
The USAISR SAMMC and 59th Clinical Research Division is offering a research opportunity focusing on the retrospective record review of casualties with burn injuries transported by the Air Force Critical Care Air Transport Teams (CCATT) and Burn Flight Teams. We will describe and compare the care and outcomes between groups. The knowledge gained by this study will inform training and clinical practice guidelines related to the direct care of patients with burn injuries. Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will take part in integrated, complementary and inter-disciplinary approaches to combat casualty care and address programmatic, procedural & regulatory research. The ORISE participant will learn from military and civilian researchers and clinicians at the USAISR, SAMMC, and 59th MDW Clinical Research Division. 
Appointment Length
This appointment is a twelve month research appointment, with the possibility to be renewed for additional research periods. Appointments may be extended depending on funding availability, project assignment, program rules, and availability of the participant.
Participant Benefits
Participants will receive a stipend to be determined by USAISR. Stipends are typically based on the participant’s academic standing, discipline, experience, and research facility location. Other benefits may include the following:
  • Health Insurance Supplement. Participants are eligible to purchase health insurance through ORISE.
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Training and Travel Allowance
Nature of Appointment
The participant will not enter into an employee/employer relationship with ORISE, ORAU, DOD, or any other office or agency. Instead, the participant will be affiliated with ORISE for the administration of the appointment through the ORISE appointment letter and Terms of Appointment.