Bicycle helmet safety

A heads-up on helmet safety

Riding a bicycle can be a fun and healthy way to enjoy summer, but for many, the trip can end in the emergency room. Each year in the United States, […]

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American College of Surgeons

UF Health TraumaOne receives top recognition from American College of Surgeons

Aug 14th, 2018

UF Health TraumaOne, the only adult and pediatric Level I trauma center in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, has received official verification from the American College of Surgeons, a distinction […]


Supervising Swimmers to Save Lives

Jul 20th, 2018

Three children drown every day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most of these incidents happen in commercial and residential swimming pools, and may have been prevented […]

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Paramedic continued to save lives even after losing his own

Apr 12th, 2018

Christopher “Bek” Gardner, 43 was always a caretaker. It started at a young age when he took on the role of “man of the house,” vigilantly watching over his little […]

TraumaOne North helicopter

Are Level I and Level II trauma centers that different?

Mar 12th, 2018

When accidents happen and severe injuries occur, one hospital stands above all others in providing comprehensive, lifesaving care. That’s UF Health Jacksonville, home to TraumaOne, the only adult and pediatric Level I […]

UF Health TraumaOne

When UF Health TraumaOne began in 1983, it was the first trauma program in the state of Florida. Today, it is still the only adult and pediatric Level I trauma program in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.