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Level One Trauma Center

Level One Trauma Center - Departments & Programs, UW Hospital and Clinics

Re-verified in 2010 by the American College of Surgeons, UW Hospital and the American Family Children's Hospital have provided comprehensive care for trauma patients from Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, Northeastern Iowa, Northern Illinois and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Together they are one of only 12 centers nationwide to hold verification (pediatric and adult) from the ACS as a Level 1 Trauma Center and as a Burn Center. The Center supports trauma care in the pre-hospital setting, through air and ground transport via Med Flight and CHETA, state of the art emergency trauma care in our 29 bed ED, and 24/7 operative, critical care, acute care and rehabilitation services.


Trauma Guidelines

Trauma Manual

Burn Basics


Injury Prevention

Kohl's Safety Center

Fire Prevention

Think First

Safe Kids

Wisconsin Alliance for Fire Safety


Program Information

Professional Trauma Societies 

American Association for the Surgery of Trauma

American College of Surgeons

The Eastern Association of Surgical Trauma

The Western Association of Surgical Trauma

The Society of Trauma Nursing

Trauma Publications

Burn Care and Rehabilitation

Journal of Trauma

Journal of Trauma Nursing


UW Emergency Medicine

Wisconsin Trauma Societies

South Central Regional Trauma Advisory Council (SCRAT)

SCRTAC Meeting Minutes and Agendas


Emergency Education Center

Safety/Emergency Management