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Triumph Over Tragedy

Academic Medicine’s Vital Role in Providing and Advancing Trauma Care

From car accidents to large-scale disasters, access to trauma care can mean the difference between life and death. Major teaching hospitals operate over 80 percent of the country’s highest-level trauma centers, guaranteeing that a full team of physicians and other health professionals is available and equipped to spring into action at any moment, for any patient.

Web exclusive: AAMC Members Brief Congressional Staffers on Importance of Trauma Care

Featuring:
Mary Devine, MPH Emergency Management Coordinator
Conference of Boston Teaching Hospitals
Boston, Massachusetts

Bill Mileski, MD
Director, Level I Trauma Center
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Galveston, Texas

Sandy Murdock, DrPH
Vice President, Health System and Service Line Operations
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Galveston, Texas