Medical Center of the Rockies – UCHealth (138)

Medical Center of the Rockies (MCR) is a Level I Trauma Center verified by the American College of Surgeons and is designated by the State of Colorado.  We are located in Loveland, Colorado.  We serve trauma patients for Northern Colorado, Wyoming, and Western Nebraska.  Our multidisciplinary team of trauma care professionals is available 24 hours a day to the injured patient and their family, providing expert care, communication, and comfort. 

Dr. Chris Cribari is the regional Acute Care Trauma Medical Director and Dr. Joel Elterman is the Trauma Medical Director at Medical Center of the Rockies. We have 16 Trauma surgeons and 15 advanced care providers. 

MCR is nationally recognized as a top performing hospital in trauma patient outcomes.  MCR supports a robust trauma research program and is a leader in the care of the injured patient. MCR has been a Magnet designated facility for nursing excellence since 2014. 

TSN Coordinator


Christine Dummer, MHA, RN, CCRN-K, TCRN
Manager of Trauma Services
Medical Center of the Rockies

2500 Rocky Mountain Avenue
Loveland, Colorado, 80538

work: 970-624-4168

[email protected]

Website(s) UCHealth

Medical Center of the Rockies Trauma Foundation. If interested, please click on this link.

Upcoming Programs & Events

Virtual Support Groups for Trauma Survivors

Wednesday – July 10, 2024 1:30pm – 3:00pm MST

Wednesday – July 24, 2024 3:30pm – 5:00pm MST

“Summer Renewal: Healing and Thriving Together”

Virtual Support Groups are free, 90-minute online groups to support survivors of physical injury.

Groups are co-led by TSN Trauma Professionals and TSN Peers.

Contact Person
Katherine Joseph 
Email: [email protected]



NextSteps Online

Online Class Starting July 10, 2024

Online Chat Kicks Off July 16, 2024

The NextSteps program is a free 6-week self management course designed to recognize that YOU play the most important role in your recovery. based on the principles of self-management. It uses techniques that have been scientifically proven to increase one’s self confidence and sense of empowerment. NextSteps teaches you the skills to become an active self manager of your health and your life. Learn more here.


Community Resources

Brain Injury Support Groups

Northern Region – Support Groups for All Types of Brain Injury from the Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado


Beyond clinical care, we connect people to one another through AMPOWER®, a peer-to-peer support program for people with limb loss or limb difference. The mission of AMPOWER is to empower and strengthen those affected by amputation or limb difference through peer mentorship, education, and community. It consists of a nationwide network of trained peer mentors who have successfully recovered and rehabilitated following amputation and want to share their personal experiences with you.

Amputee Coalition

Today, almost 2 million Americans have experienced amputations or were born with limb difference. Another 28 million people in our country are at risk for amputation. The Amputee Coalition is the nation’s leading organization on limb loss, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for amputees and their families, improving patient care and preventing limb loss. With the generous support of the public, we are helping amputees live well with limb loss, raising awareness about limb loss prevention and ensuring amputees have a voice in matters affecting their ability to live full, thriving lives.

Hanger Clinic

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SMILEUWOKEUP is a nonprofit organization designed to provide our communities with an awareness of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) while providing support, tools and tips, and TBI prevention insight. TBI survivors, family members, caregivers, and other means of support. SMILE #UWokeUp wants to help you learn your strength and what you are capable of while providing additional tools to enhance your obstacles when overcoming a traumatic brain injury. We, as humans, are the most powerful creatures on earth. Our motto is: “See it. Believe it. Achieve it.”