Second Trauma Trial Begins Monday, Nov. 11
A two-week-long test trial begins at 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11 for Southern Arizona emergency and hospital workers to practice new protocols for caring for trauma patients.
During the test period, which ends at 7 a.m. Nov. 25, UMC will function as the region's Level I trauma center, with Tucson Medical Center available as backup.
John Porter, MD, medical director of trauma at UMC and TMC, and UMC Chief Operating Officer John Duval will be available Tuesday, Nov. 19, to discuss the test trial at its mid-point. Please call the AHSC Office of Public Affairs at 626-7301 to arrange an interview.
As in the previous trauma trial, media will not be permitted into the UMC trauma center during the test period. Thank you for your understanding.