Trauma at Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic's emergency department serves as the only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center for a population of close to 1 million people in southeastern Minnesota.
Mayo Clinic is the lead regional trauma center for the Southern Minnesota Regional Trauma Advisory Committee (SMRTAC), which is led by Mayo Clinic surgeon Donald Jenkins, M.D., board of directors chair of the National Trauma Institute and past president of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST).
Residents are involved in all aspects of care in a busy trauma center with more than 2,200 admissions each year. Emergency medicine and trauma surgery are closely related, leading to an extraordinary patient care and educational collaboration.
From the first year of residency, you will experience all types of trauma resuscitations and advance to become the trauma team leader during the second and third years. Residents also spend time as both a junior and senior in our busy surgical and trauma intensive care unit.