The Galveston Campus is a designated Level I Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons and serves as the lead
trauma facility for a nine-county region of southeast Texas. It is the
only Level I trauma center in the region that is also a Level I Burn
It is one of the largest and most technologically
sophisticated emergency care facilities in the world and is staffed 24/7 by physicians and
registered nurses who are specially trained and certified in emergency
medicine.The Emergency Department (ED) houses a wide range of equipment and
offers patients access to advanced technology, such as CT scans and
other diagnostic imaging.
UTMB is recognized also by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
as a Magnet® for quality patient care, nursing excellence and
innovation in professional nursing practice. Magnet designation is
considered the ultimate credential for high quality nursing.
Learn more about Level I Trauma Services...