Trauma Burn Center

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Teddy Bear Drive Axemen 2016
December 20, 2019
Detroit Axemen donate teddy bears to Trauma Burn

Prior to the holidays, a group of firefighters called the Detroit Axemen donated over 300 teddy bears. This non-profit motorcycle club comprised of current and retired firefighters, are truly generous individuals and enjoyed their visit to the University of Michigan Trauma Burn Center.

December 6, 2019
Santa and Dearborn Firefighters visit the Trauma Burn Center

The kids, families, firefighters, staff, and volunteers enjoyed themselves at the Toy Run on December 6th! The Dearborn Firefighters shopped for 28 of our former patients and Santa even made a special stop on the unit. There were many smiling faces, take a look at the collage!  

The date for next year has already been set, mark your calendars for Wednesday, December 2, 2020!

Upcoming Events

March 3, 2020
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9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Straight Talk Program

Do you know a child or teen who has played with, experimented with, or misused fire in some way? Refer them to our class on March 3rd at University of Michigan Ford Auditorium.

March 9, 2020
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9:00 am to 4:00 pm
DMEP - Disaster Management Emergency Preparedness

 07:30-17:00

 The Michigan Medicine Department of Surgery's Trauma Program is excited to offer DMEP, which is a 1-day course that is both didactic and interactive. It addresses core competencies as outlined by Disaster and Mass Casualty Management (DMEP(c)) of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACSCOT). Major topics that will be addressed include planning, triage, incident command, injury patterns and pathophysiology, and special populations considerations. Interactive group discussions will be based on illustrative scenarios. The course requires a pre-/post-test, which will be reviewed on site. For more information, email to: cwegryn@med.umich.edu or call 734-936-3690
  
 This course is being sponsored by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of EMS, Trauma and Preparedness.

March 14, 2020
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11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Burn Survivor and Family Workshop

Continue to Heal - Learn Valuable Skills - Support Others - Celebrate Recovery

This free workshop is open to burn survivors, family members, firefighters, and medical professionals.  Co-hosted with the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors and Detroit Receiving Burn Center, planned topics include burn injury recovery, healing, and sharing stories.  Come join us for an afternoon of education, support, and fellowship!  Registration is required.

April 28, 2020
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9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Straight Talk Program

Do you know a child or teen who has played with, experimented with, or misused fire in some way? Refer them to our class on April 28th at University of Michigan Ford Auditorium.