Jason Heard, MD, R2, wins Best-in-Category for Abstract at ABA Annual Meeting

Jason Heard, MDJason Heard, MD, a 2nd-year surgery resident at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, won best-in-category for an abstract he submitted to the 50th annual meeting of the American Burn Association (ABA).  The abstract was titled Hot Water Challenge: An Emerging Threat. Dr. Heard received the award during the ABA's annual meeting April 10-13, 2018, in Chicago, Illinois. The American Burn Association is, according to its website, dedicated "to promoting and supporting burn-related research, education, care, rehabilitation, and prevention."

Dr. Heard's abstract was derived from work with the Burn Treatment Center at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. The center is part of the Division of Acute Care Surgery in the Department of Surgery, and continues to be a national leader in the field of burn injury. More information about the UIHC Burn Treatment Center can be found here.

Friday, April 13, 2018