The En route Care Research Center (ECRC) 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.
Under the guidance of a mentor, the ORISE participant will learn from military and civilian researchers clinicians at the USAISR, SAMMC, and outside university collaborators. The participant will take part in the facilitation of integrated, complementary and inter-disciplinary approaches to combat casualty care and address procedural and regulatory research.
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.
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.