The new helicopter, like its predecessor, is designed to transport patients who require critical medical care, often from community hospitals or from the scene of an accident.
With the launch of Level 1 adult trauma services on May 1, UChicago Medicine now offers the highest level of care for life-threatening injuries. For the physicians, nurses and clinicians who are involved in a trauma care, it's also a unique opportunity to develop a comprehensive and integrated program to break the cycle of gun violence on the South Side.
UChicago Medicine is opening adult trauma care on the South Side in May 2018. See more about the vision for the Trauma Center and what it will mean for the community and care providers