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Level 1 Trauma Center

Critical Care Specialists

Transfer a Patient

To transfer a patient, please call 801-587-8980.

Our Level I Trauma Center has a skilled team of providers is available 24/7. Our care teams treat traumatically injured patients.

University of Utah Hospital was the first hospital in the state of Utah to be verified by the American College of Surgeons. We received its adult Level I Trauma Center status in 2001. Our mission is to deliver the highest level of surgical and medical care through continuity in management, quality education, and evaluation and refinement of methods. 


If you are a patient and haven't been seen as a trauma patient at the University of Utah Emergency Department, you must have these two things:

  1. Doctor referral
  2. Records faxed to the trauma clinic before scheduling an appointment. Please fax to 801-587-9370.

Clinic Hours

New Patients: Tuesday, 11 am–3 pm
Returning Patients: Friday, 11 am-3 pm

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Education for Health Care Professionals

Education & Grand Rounds

As a Level 1 Trauma Center, University of Utah Health provides leadership in injury prevention programs, staff instruction, community outreach, and education. We offer advanced nursing and physician trauma course, live and archived trauma grand rounds presentations, trauma conferences, and community based training.

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Trauma Survivor's Network

Find a community of patients and survivors looking to connect and rebuild after a serious injury. The resources and programs of the Trauma Survivor's Network is to ensure the survivors of trauma a stable recovery and to connect those who share similar stories.

You can also find resources for affiliate networks and health care providers.

View the Trauma Survivor Network's Site

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