Washington E-Newsletter

Neurosurgery Participates in Trauma Association’s Lobby Day

On March 20, the Trauma Center Association of America (TCAA) hosted its annual lobby day to advocate for trauma centers and patients. Participants requested the reauthorization of the Military and Civilian Partnership for the Trauma Readiness (also known as MISSION Zero) grant program and $11.5 million in funding for FY 2025 grants authorized by the MISSION Zero Act. Initially authorized by the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation (PAHPAI) Act, MISSION Zero was passed to assist civilian trauma centers in partnering with military trauma professionals to create a pathway to provide patients with the highest quality of trauma care in times of both peace and war. The program recently received $4 million in funding for FY 2024.