Follow Us: facebook twitter vimeo youtube The Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation "Our goal is to provide the brilliant professionals at the Brigham with the funding they need to advance innovation in trauma care and help those with devastating injuries achieve the best possible outcome." —Steven Reny The Stepping Strong Center for Trauma InnovationHOMEAbout the centerSupportersNewsEventsRunning ProgramGallery ABOUT THE CENTER The Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation functions as a think tank, inspiring robust research collaborations across medical disciplines and institutions, while providing seed funding to the best and brightest physician-scientists—all with a goal of transforming trauma care for civilians and military heroes who suffer from devastating traumatic injuries. Stepping Strong Center Leadership From a newly-formed Executive Medical Committee that guides multi-institutional research collaborations, to an Advisory Board consisting of distinguished business leaders and philanthropists, Stepping Strong’s leaders are dedicated to accelerating the center’s mission and vision. Read More FUNDED AREAS The Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center takes a three-pronged approach to fueling leading-edge research and clinical programs in trauma healing and limb reconstruction. Stepping Strong Innovator Awards The Stepping Strong Innovator Awards support groundbreaking projects to inspire innovative research in trauma treatment and recovery. More than $900,000 has been awarded to physician-scientists at BWH since 2014. Read More Stepping Strong Research Scholars The Stepping Strong Research Scholars supports two teams of investigators—one exploring how stem cells can advance bone regeneration, and the other one studying skin regeneration and wound healing. Read More Stepping Strong Plastic Surgery Trauma Fellowship The Stepping Strong Plastic Surgery Trauma Fellowship, the first of its kind in the nation, is a unique one-year program designed to train the next generation of plastic surgeons in advanced and innovative techniques for treating acute and complex traumatic injury. Read More “The Reny family emerged from tragedy with a selfless commitment to help others facing traumatic injuries. By establishing the Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center, they are paving the way for current and future generations of trauma surgeons and researchers to help countless patients and families.” —Betsy Nabel, MD, President of BWH Get Involved To learn more or to make a gift, email Justine Bryar at firstname.lastname@example.org. To start a Stepping Strong fundraiser, email email@example.com. To run on a Stepping Strong team, email firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions about Stepping Strong programs, email Nish Acharya at email@example.com.