The leading cause of death and disability in children 1-18 years old is injury. TCAA advocates for public education on injury prevention as a whole and sharing best practices to prevent unnecessary injuries and deaths.
The Trauma Center Association of America (TCAA) is a non-profit 501c6 trade association dedicated to securing the economic viability of trauma centers and systems across the country. The association represents over 400 Trauma Centers and Systems nationwide. The TCAA's mission is to secure the viability of America's Trauma Centers and foster a sustainable national system of trauma care. The Association's vision would result in access to optimal trauma care for all.
TCAA offers support in the areas of advocacy, operations and finance. Members receive education on best practices, advice on trauma finance and system development, finance consult visits, access to the most comprehensive trauma database and linkages to other trauma centers and systems.
For all questions related to National Injury Prevention Day, please contact:
E. Lenita Johnson, Communications Director
Injury Free Coalition for Kids