Florida Trauma Centers

Florida Trauma Centers and Acute Care Hospitals

The state of Florida is home to 27 trauma centers. Florida's trauma centers are well known for their quick response to trauma emergencies and progression in advanced technologies. Emergency rooms are not trauma centers. A trauma center has highly trained specialists in-house or immediately available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. read more

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The Florida Chapter, ACS would like to invite you to become a member of the Florida Committee on Trauma! It's your membership that will continue to let the Committee on Trauma focus on important issues facing Florida trauma centers.

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News

October Business Meeting & Case Competition
Sep 05, 2018
The next Florida Committee on Trauma Business Meeting is scheduled for October 17, 2018 in St. Augustine, Florida. We hope to see everyone in attendance. Returning at this upcoming business meeting is the new... more


Florida TQIP Collaborative - Your Help is Needed
Apr 12, 2018
As presented at the April 6, 2018 Florida Committee on Trauma (FCOT) Business Meeting, the FCOT is developing a Florida TQIP Collaborative. Andy Kerwin, MD, FACS, FCOT Vice-Chair, is leading the project and... more