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Sec. 300d. - Establishment

(a) In general

The Secretary shall, with respect to trauma care -


conduct and support research, training, evaluations, and demonstration projects;


foster the development of appropriate, modern systems of such care through the sharing of information among agencies and individuals involved in the study and provision of such care;


provide to State and local agencies technical assistance; and


sponsor workshops and conferences.

(b) Grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts

The Secretary may make grants, and enter into cooperative agreements and contracts, for the purpose of carrying out subsection (a) of this section.

(c) Administration

The Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration shall ensure that this subchapter is administered by the Division of Trauma and Emergency Medical Systems within such Administration. Such Division shall be headed by a director appointed by the Secretary from among individuals who are knowledgeable by training or experience in the development and operation of trauma and emergency medical systems


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