Trauma affects everyone. It is the leading cause of years of life lost, exceeding cancer and heart disease combined. Medical advancements and public health efforts have made an impact on this challenging problem, but injuries still remain the greatest silent epidemic of modern society. Our goal is to provide the most current information on trauma and its management to our community with the goal of educating people to help combat this major health problem. The support of generous donors helps fund the various programs that contribute to making a difference for many lives and for our greater community.
For example, donations to our division go to support:
- The Fall Prevention Institute – a collective of UA education and research groups striving to reduce the number of falls among older adults in the community as well as increase awareness of current fall prevention programs
- Trauma Research
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Surgical Critical Care
- Stop the Bleed - a grassroots educational effort that trains bystanders to step in during a bleeding emergency
- Southwest Regional Trauma Conference – an educational conference for EMS professionals covering the latest trends and treatments in trauma