Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns & Acute Care Surgery

The Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns and Acute Care Surgery was designed to respond to any emergency calls 24/7 with fully equipped state-of-the art trauma bays. Whether a trauma or a burn victim, they will be seen by a multidisciplinary team of specialists including trauma surgeons, trauma nurses, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, plastic surgeons and spine specialists. Our mission is to save lives and send them back to their families.

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In the News

Elliot Williams

Dr. Laura Godat, Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns and Acute Care Surgery, was awarded the UC San Diego Academy of Clinician Scholars Whitehill Prize for Excellence for the Department of Surgery.  This award is given annually to a junior faculty for excellence in teaching, compassionate patient care and advocacy for the residency training program.

Happenings


UC San Diego Health received another full reverification as a Level I trauma center for the maximum period of 3 years after a successful site visit by the American College of Surgeons Verification Review Committee and the County of San Diego.