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What it takes to be a level 1 trauma center

Tamer A Ahmed, MDSteve AdkissonTamer Ahmed, MD, medical director of Upstate's pediatric trauma services, and Steve Adkisson, RN, pediatric trauma program manager, tells us what it takes for a hospital to receive Level 1 trauma designation in New York state. Upstate University Hospital and Upstate Golisano Children‘s Hospital were the first in the state to receive national verification as a Level 1 trauma center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) in recognition of the optimal trauma care the center provides patients.

Read the article: Upstate University Hospital, Upstate Golisano Children‘s Hospital become first in state to earn national verification for trauma service.
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