Combat Care Emergency Medicine Access Research

Organization
U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)
Reference Code
USAISR-2020-0034
How to Apply

Components of the online application are as follows:

  • Profile Information

  • Educational and Employment History

  • Essay Questions (goals, experiences, and skills relevant to the opportunity)

  • Resume (PDF)

  • 1 Recommendation(s)

Submitted documents must have all social security numbers, student identification numbers, and/or dates of birth removed (blanked out, blackened out, made illegible, etc.) prior to uploading into the application system.

If you have questions, send an email to ARMY-MRMC@orise.orau.gov. Please list the reference code of this opportunity in the subject line of the email.

All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.

Letter of Recommendation: While a letter of recommendation is not required to be considered, applicants are required to provide contact information for one recommendation in order to submit the application. Applicants are encouraged to request a letter of recommendation before submission as this may help reviewers have a better understanding of the applicant’s qualifications and interests.  If selected, a letter recommendation must be submitted on your behalf upon acceptance of the appointment.

Application Deadline
7/21/2020 3:00:00 PM Eastern Time Zone
Description

The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR) is one of six research laboratories within the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command of the U.S. Army Medicine Command. The Institute is the Army's lead research laboratory for improving the care of combat casualties. The mission of the Institute is to "Optimize Combat Casualty Care".  For more information about USAISR: https://www.usaisr.amedd.army.mil

This project will take place as a collaboration between the US Army Institute of Surgical Research and the Brooke Army Medical Center.  The USAISR is the Army's premier combat casualty care research laboratory, adjacent to the Army's only level 1 trauma center and largest hospital in the Army.  The project will take place in the emergency department.

Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant in this project will collaborate with military medical staff to optimize access to care within the hospital, ensuring that the right patient is seen at the right place in the optimal time frame. This participant will be a subject matter expert in emergency medicine that can provide expertise in the development of survey instruments and methods for surveying as well as will provide expertise and indirect support to the survey activities. The participant selected for this opportunity must have a background in emergency medicine with residency training and be an actively practicing physician. The participant will learn of challenges in gaining access to care at a military treatment facility, and about the novel system being piloted to direct patients to clinics that can manage their acute issues in a timely fashion.

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.

Qualifications

The participant must be a physician who is residency-trained in emergency medicine, is actively practicing medicine, and seeing patients.  Experience in academic medicine is preferred.

Eligibility Requirements
  • Citizenship: U.S. Citizen Only
  • Degree: Any degree .
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    • Computer Sciences (17 )
    • Earth and Geosciences (23 )
    • Engineering (27 )
    • Environmental and Marine Sciences (13 )
    • Life Health and Medical Sciences (47 )
    • Mathematics and Statistics (11 )
    • Nanotechnology (1 )
    • Other Physical Sciences (12 )
    • Physics (16 )
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences (32 )