Trauma patients are treated by many specialists and medical teams during their period of care. The UMass Memorial trauma team, available around the clock to handle any traumatic event, provides specialized care for thousands of adults and children annually. The Duddie Massad Emergency and Trauma Center
in Worcester, t
he only Level One Trauma Center for both adults and children in Central Massachusetts, coordinates care of the severely injured from the time of injury to discharge and rehabilitation. It is the most technologically advanced emergency care facility, supported by state-of-the-art operating rooms and an additional intensive care unit.
Utilizing a team approach, the specialists provide a continuum of care including initial stabilization, resuscitation, triage, surgical intervention, intensive and acute hospital care, rehabilitation, injury prevention and research.