University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston (208)

UTMB Galveston Level 1 Trauma Center

The trauma center at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston is one of the largest and most technologically sophisticated emergency care facilities in the world. Designated a Level I trauma center, it serves as the lead trauma facility for a nine-county region of southeast Texas. It is the only Level I trauma center in the region that is also an official American Burn Association Verified Burn Center.

UTMB’s Galveston trauma center offers the full range of every medical and surgical specialty 24/7, 365 days a year. It can respond to diverse medical needs, such as mass casualties, multiple traumas, closed-head injury, severe burns, petroleum industry accidents, hazardous material exposure, heart attacks and a variety of minor complaints that are treated simultaneously.

TSN Coordinator

Adam Peterson
Email Coordinator

301 University Blvd.
Galveston, Texas, 77555

work: 4097470152

[email protected]

Website(s) University of Texas Medical Brach Trauma Center

Upcoming Programs and Events

May is Trauma Awareness Month!

May 2024 – The entire month of May is focused on raising awareness for trauma survivors, their family/friends, and the trauma professionals who go above and beyond every day. Learn more here .

National Trauma Survivors Day!

May 15, 2024 – The 3rd Wednesday in May is National Trauma Survivors Day! We celebrate together the strength and resiliency of trauma survivors, their family/friends, and the trauma professionals who go above and beyond every day. Learn more here.

NextSteps Online

Ongoing 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

Check out community resources below. For more support, please contact us.

Community Resources

American Trauma Society  

Amputee Coalition of America  

Brain Injury Association (National)  

Brain Injury Association of American – Texas Division  

Family Caregiver Alliance  

National Center for PTSD  

Gulf Coast Center  

The National Spinal Cord Injury Association  

NextSteps Online  

Trauma Survivor’s Network