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Being an adult Level I Trauma Center means we provide the highest level of specialty expertise for every aspect of an injury. Our trauma center covers every aspect of an injury, from injury prevention to rehabilitation. We also have a strong commitment to community planning and prevention, professional education and research.

Prevention is the best way to reduce traumatic injuries and save lives. As part of the being the adult Level I Trauma Center, we are committed to community injury prevention education. Froedtert & MCW nurses and Medical College of Wisconsin physicians reach out to the community with programs aimed at preventing behaviors that may result in injury. Programs include:

"Choose Safe" Injury Prevention Resources

The best way to deal with the problem of trauma is to prevent injury in the first place. Our adult Level I Trauma Center takes a comprehensive approach to injury prevention. We offer a full range of programs and resources to help schools, families, community groups and other organizations educate children, adults and seniors on trauma safety.

"If It Happened to You" Trauma Scenarios — understand more about the reality of trauma and trauma causes to help make safer choices

Customized Presentations

Does your community group, care center or business need support with a special safety program? Trauma Center experts are able to develop customized presentations on specific aspects of injury prevention and injury care. To find out more, contact us at 414-805-3666 or 800-272-3666.

Disaster Planning

Froedtert & MCW staff is involved in disaster planning for the region by participating in community disaster exercises involving police, emergency medical services and other hospitals. The scenarios differ with each exercise. The hospital simulates victims with by using volunteers or “paper” patients.