Trauma Burn Center

Latest Highlights

April 30, 2021
Nominations Now Being Accepted for Gayheart Prevention Award!

 An honorarium is awarded annually to fire departments whose innovative efforts have demonstrated a statewide, countywide, or citywide impact on prevention and fire safety. This award is presented in joint effort by the Gayheart family and the University of Michigan Trauma Burn Center. This prestigious award includes an $1,000 honorarium and a plaque.  Submit a nomination proposal by September 15, 2021.

March 4, 2021
CarFit Virtual Workshops

Due to COVID-19, the CarFit program is hosting a series of Virtual Workshops to provide an in-depth look at several key aspects involved in getting a proper fit in your vehicle. Learn about what to look for when it comes to fit, the everyday household objects you can use to measure and make adjustments, and how this may keep you safer on the road. Register for a Virtual Workshop today!

March 4, 2021
Straight Talk is offered as an e-course!

This mini online eLearning course is an abbreviated modified version of Straight Talk that highlights some key learning points and provides several tools to help stop youth from misusing fire.

November 29, 2020
Virtual Safety Webinars Available!

Navigate your way through these unprecedented times and learn about how burn foundations, burn centers, fire departments and community organizations are becoming adaptive and creative in their service delivery methods.

September 30, 2020
Congratulations to Gayheart Prevention Award Winners Hartland Deerfield Fire Authority and Hopkins Area Fire Department!

It is an honor to announce the recipients of the 2020 Leland Gayheart Prevention Award!  Congratulations to the Hartland Deerfield Fire Authority for its Fire Safety Squad program and to Hopkins Area Fire Department for its Community Fire Prevention programs.  Learn more about the annual Gayheart Prevention award here.

Upcoming Events

May 14, 2021
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8:00 am
Phoenix World Burn Congress: Engage

Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors is offering a new opportunity to explore, learn, heal and connect with the burn community. This global, virtual event will have many familiar Phoenix WBC elements, only in a single day format. Scholarships available!

May 17, 2021
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8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Bloomfield Township Fire Department Annual Golf Outing

It is time for the Bloomfield Twp. Fire Department Charities 34th annual golf outing to be held at the beautiful and exclusive Wabeek Country Club.  This event will be held on Monday, May 17, 2021.  It would be wonderful to have volunteers help with registration, sell raffle tickets, and represent Trauma Burn. Feel free to bring a friend or family member with you! It is a very fun event, beautiful course, and worthy cause!

Stop The Bleed
May 20, 2021
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10:00 am to 4:00 pm
National Stop the Bleed Day

National Stop the Bleed Day is designed to heighten public awareness that anyone can learn how to save a life. Learn how you, your family, your school, your place of worship, your company or any other organization you are a part of can be Stop the Bleed ready.

June 5, 2021
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10:00 am to 11:30 am
Burn Survivor Virtual Workshop & Chat

To encourage follow-up and regional support after the Phoenix World Burn Congress on May 14th, we are happy to announce the 2021 Burn Survivor and Family Workshop will be offered virtually this year and is open to all burn survivors, their family members, medical professionals, and fire service 18 years of age and older.