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UF Health TraumaOne receives top recognition from American College of Surgeons

Published: 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 […]

Bicycle helmet safety

A heads-up on helmet safety

Published: Aug 2nd, 2018

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, […]


Supervising Swimmers to Save Lives

Published: 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

Published: 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?

Published: 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 […]

Robert and Claudia Ayer celebrating New Year

Steered to safety

Published: Feb 15th, 2018

What was supposed to be a short drive to work June 24, 2016, became a medical emergency for Robert Ayer. The 53-year-old Air Force veteran was driving on Interstate 295 […]

UF Health Jacksonville research to improve recovery from post-traumatic stress

Published: Dec 5th, 2017

Researchers from UF Health Jacksonville and the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville are taking part in a first-of-its-kind national initiative to improve the understanding, prevention and recovery of soldiers and civilians […]

Leon L. Haley Jr., MD, dean of the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville, instructs a participant on proper tourniquet use.

TraumaOne initiative teaches bleeding control to the public

Published: Apr 11th, 2017

Aurora. Newtown. San Bernardino. Orlando. Fort Lauderdale. Active shooter situations are becoming increasingly common and getting closer to home. TraumaOne at UF Health Jacksonville is part of an initiative called Stop the […]

Family Health and Injury Prevention Day

Published: Feb 22nd, 2017

Come join TraumaOne and Flagler Hospital for an exciting afternoon filled with great events for the whole family. Come see demonstrations on safety education, our TraumaOne helicopter, fire truck displays, […]

UF Health TraumaOne and EMS providers honored as heroes

Published: Feb 9th, 2017

UF Health officials were presented with a plaque from Perry Blackburn, who thanked them for helping save the life of his sister, Gina Blackburn.