Injury Free Coalition for Kids
Membership Information

Online Registration

Organizations and individuals may apply for membership online. Information about the different categories of memberships, annual dues, and membership benefits are provided below.

Injury Free Membership Categories

Sites:

  1. Any Level 1 Trauma Center, as designated by a state or regional authority or verified by the American College of Surgeons, which has been approved by the Injury Free Board of Directors to meet the criteria to be an Injury Free institutional member.
  2. Each institutional site has 2 votes per site and would typically include one principal investigator and one program coordinator. These individuals need to be designated in writing each year at the time of annual membership payment.
  3. Application process may be started by contacting Lenita Johnson at estelljohnson@sbcglobal.net.

Organizations:

  1. Any organization that is active in the field of injury and violence prevention as part of its mission is eligible
  2. Organizations do not have the right to vote or hold board positions but participate fully in Injury Free membership benefits.*
  3. Applications received online: Register now.

Individual:

  1. A person who is an active participant in the field of injury and violence prevention, programming, or research or has a degree in a field related to injury and violence prevention and control.
  2. Individuals do not have the right to vote or hold board positions but participate fully in Injury Free membership benefits.*
  3. Applications received online: Register now.

Trainees:

  1. A person who at the time of membership is enrolled in education or training related to injury and violence prevention and control.
  2. Students do not have the right to vote or hold board positions but participate fully in Injury Free membership benefits.*
  3. Applications received online: Register now.

Honorary:

  1. A person may become an honorary member by appointment of the Board of Directors.
  2. Honorary members do not have the right to vote or hold board positions but participate fully in Injury Free membership benefits.*

Fees

Sites:

Active Status: $2000 annually which includes 4 registration fees to the annual conference. The $2000 can be paid in a lump sum or individuals from the site can contribute varying amounts so that the total from the site is $2000.

Inactive status: Sites can select to become inactive for no more than one year without needing to reapply for membership. During this time, they will not be eligible for funding opportunities, registration fee waiver or discount to the annual conference.

Organizations:

$2000 annually which includes 2 registration fees to the annual conference.

Individuals:

Platinum: $500 per year which includes 1 registration fee to the annual conference

Gold: $100 per year which includes Injury Free membership benefits and $100 discount on the registration fee to the annual conference

Trainees:

Fee waived.

Honorary:

Fee waived.

Membership Benefits:

  • Coverage in the newsletter
  • Ability to compete when funding is available
  • Participation in the Injury Free email discussion lists
  • Letters of support when needed
  • Special consideration in Journal of Trauma Supplement
  • Conference registration waiver or discount