Patient Resources


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200 West Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92103
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Trauma Prevention: Avoid distractions while driving.

The Trauma Division presents a series of short animated video clips on driving safely. Read more about trauma prevention and the ways UC San Diego Health System is preventing trauma through education.

bulletSupport for Burn Patients and Families

You are not alone. The Burn Center provides these programs and resources to encourage, inform and bring together burn survivors.

bullet Research and Clinical Trials

Trauma surgeons at UC San Diego Health System are dedicated to improving treatments, technologies and procedures in the field of trauma, surgical critical care, burns and chronic wound healing. Our research efforts are making an extraordinary difference in saving lives. 

bullet Health Library

Recognize symptoms for numerous conditions and find out what treatment options are available.

bullet My UCSDChart Online Health Connection

Use MyUCSDChart to request an appointment and prescription renewals, review health history and send a secure message to your surgeon.

bullet UC San Diego Health and Medicine Television

Award winning UCSD-TV features a variety of programs on trauma surgery, surgical critical care and burn care. These programs are free to watch online, and available for download or by podcast.


Go to Support for Burn Patients and Families for links related to burn injuries.

Centers for Disease Control - Trauma Care
A wealth of information on trauma care in the U.S. and worldwide. Injury Center links provide information on home safety, motor vehicle safety, traumatic brain injury, violence prevention and statistics.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ gateway to numerous agencies, organizations and federal government resources.

Safe Kids USA
A nationwide network of organizations working to prevent unintentional childhood injury, the leading cause of death and disability for children ages 1 to 14.

Society of Critical Care Medicine Patient and Family Website
The Society of Critical Care Medicine provides a wealth of resources for families and patients online. Material includes information on choices regarding life support, evaluating ICU care, what questions to ask and communication tips with intensive care staff, and taking care of yourself while a loved one is in the ICU.

Witness Justice
A nonprofit providing support and advocacy for victims of violence and trauma. The Witness Justice website includes a list national hotlines, and support services for trauma victims.