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UC San Diego Health System’s faculty in the Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Burns is dedicated improving health outcomes for critically injured patients and those in acute surgical need.
Our success is due in large part to our collaborative energy and partnerships – bringing together experts in academic medicine, basic scientists, epidemiologists, public health professionals, partner universities, EMS, pharmacy groups, school districts, fire departments and law enforcement, city and county government officials, religious institutions, social service agencies, and most importantly, the public.
Research is divided into clinical, basic science, and prevention strategies. Much of division’s research is done under the umbrella of the Injury Epidemiology Prevention and Research Center.
The ultimate goal of UC San Diego IEPRC is to make our communities safer and to decrease the burden of injuries to our society. The IEPRC:
Read more about prevention programs and visit the IEPRC website.
Current clinical research efforts include:
Read more about the division’s clinical research.
Current research in basic science includes:
Read more about basic science. Also see the Center for Innovative Wound Healing Research at UC San Diego Health System.
View titles and abstracts of scientific articles at PubMed written by UC San Diego Health System’s trauma, burn and surgical critical care specialists.
Clinical trials are highly regulated health-related research studies that move advances in the treatment of disease and injury forward into clinical practice. They offer people the chance to receive newly developed therapies and provide crucial information for improving care. The Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Burns is conducting clinical trials in a broad spectrum of critical care topics. Find clinical trials at UC San Diego Health System currently seeking participants.
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