Trauma Burn Center

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January 11, 2023
Creating special moments for patients during the holidays

U-M Health’s Trauma Burn Center is considered one of the best in the country. Each year, the center treats more than 1,400 patients with severe injuries. On top of clinical success, community partners bolster these efforts by improving the experience for patients both during and after they have been in the team’s care. Click through for a look back at special holiday events benefiting those served by the Trauma Burn Center!

October 12, 2022
Fire Prevention Week Celebrates 100 Years!

How fast does fire move? Very fast. You could have less than 2 minutes to get out safely once the smoke alarm sounds. Every Second Counts, Plan 2 Ways Out

October 21, 2021
Halloween Safety

Halloween Impaired Driving Prevention - October 31, 2021

Halloween is meant to be scary, but not when it comes to driving.  Yet, when it comes to impaired driving, Halloween can turn the roads into a horror fest.

August 24, 2021
Prevent your child from playing with fire

And what to do if they’re already misusing candles, matches, lighters and more.

Raise Your Hand for #stopthebleed
May 20, 2021
It's National Stop the Bleed Day! Raise Your Hand for #stopthebleed

You can learn to Stop the Bleed and save a life!  

    • Traumatic injury is the leading cause of death for people between 1 – 45 years of age.  Approximately 35% of pre-hospital deaths are due to blood loss. 
    • That makes uncontrolled bleeding a major cause of preventable deaths.  
    • Death from traumatic blood loss can occur in less than 5 minutes.  But the average EMS response time is 7 – 10 minutes in the U.S.  So emergency bystander and first responder treatment is an essential life-saving skill.
    • In short, the more people and organizations find out about STOP THE BLEED® and become trained and equipped, the more lives that will be saved.
    • Get trained and Raise Your Hand #stopthebleed

Upcoming Events

May 31, 2023
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9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Race to Rebuild

Trauma Survivors Network's Race to Rebuild: Virtual Run/Walk/Cycle/Roll Distance of Your Choice.

Learn more and register here!

June 13, 2023 to August 3, 2023
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9:30 am to 10:30 am
Online Zoom Tai Chi Classes

6/13/2023 until 8/3/2023

Tai Chi is a gentle exercise combining slow movement, deep breathing and focuses intention. 

Burn Camp
August 6, 2023 to August 11, 2023
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1:30 pm
Summer Burn Camp

Great news...Summer camp is back. Meet for a week long camping adventure near Kalamazoo, MI. If you think your child or any loved ones would be interested in attending our Summer Camp, fill out an application! We hope to see them there.