Area Emergency Officials Hail Results of RWJ Study

RWJ's Level I Trauma Center's Vicente Gracias, MD, and Diana Starace featured in story about recent study showing that New Jersey has one of the lowest number of injury-related

Keep Your Head in the Game 2012: Tools, Resources, & Presentations

A big "Thank You!" to everyone who joined us for our 6th Annual Injury Prevention Conference, " Keep Your Head in the Game 2012". And much appreciation to our our knowledgeable speakers and dedicated volunteers who helped make this event a huge success!

Patient Story: Stanley Sackowitz

The car crash came without warning. Stanley Sackowitz, of Hamilton, felt lucky to be alive after the initial impact. Then, the pain set in — mind-numbing pain resulting from 11 broken ribs that left him gasping for breath.

“Each time I would try to breathe, the pain was overwhelming. I couldn’t get enough air,” recalled Mr. Sackowitz, who also suffered a collapsed lung and fractured hip.

Staying Safe in the Car

The NJ Trauma Center Council Injury Prevention Coordinators are proud to provide you with a new instructional child passenger safety DVD entitled, "Staying Safe in the Car".

A New Jersey "ASSET"

On February 2, 2012, the first Advanced Surgical Skills for Exploration in Trauma (ASSET) course was conducted in New Jersey at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. This program uses a case-based overview that is followed by hands-on exposure to key anatomic areas of the neck, chest, abdomen/pelvis and the upper and lower extremities. A low faculty to student ratio ensures adequate instructional experience.