How We Did It: Ensuring the OR is ready for trauma, even at 8 a.m.

How We Did It: Ensuring the OR is ready for trauma, even at 8 a.m.

Ensuring operating room (OR) availability is a challenge for many trauma centers. It is even more difficult when you are building a new trauma program from scratch within a busy academic medical center. In December 2015, University of Chicago Medicine committed to launching a Level I trauma program…

13 recommendations from trauma surgeons for reducing gun injury

A group of trauma surgeons — more than three-quarters of whom are gun owners — has released a series of recommendations for reducing firearm injury and death. The recommendations represent a broad consensus of surgeons from across the U.S., and they include a wide spectrum of strategies for…