Faculty Profile: Kong, Allen

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Faculty Information Lab Information (Packet Type, Course Title, & Department) Location
Kong, Allen
Lab Contact:
Allen Kong
(714) 456-5890
Department: SOM - Surgery
UCI Medical Center

Research Description

Trauma Research Associates Program (T-RAP) _ The T-RAP is a newly created program that is focused on facilitating clinical research in the Department of Surgery's Division of Trauma/Critical Care/Burns at the University of California Irvine Medical Center (UCIMC) in Orange. T-RAP provides undergraduate students first hand exposure to clinical research in Orange County's only Level-1 Trauma and Burn Center. The T-RAP experience involves a unique blend of first-hand clinical exposure and scientific research, which should serve useful when applying to medical (allopathic and osteopathic), dental, pharmacy, physician assistant and public health programs around the country. Research associates become well versed in the workings of trauma surgery and critical care as well as patient communication and education. Provides opportunities to watch surgical procedures and attend medical rounds with doctors.

Requirements to Participate

Students will be required to attend mandatory Friday meetings at the UCIMC from 12:30-2 PM.

Time Commitment per Week

4 hours/unit per week (3-4 units)