Research Medical Center is a certified Level I Trauma Center. This achievement recognizes the trauma center’s dedication to providing optimal care for sudden, life-threatening injuries. Our trauma center provides highly trained physicians, specialists, critical care nurses and support staff who are available around the clock to care for your most serious healthcare needs. Certified trauma centers provide technology and expertise necessary for trauma care from the pre-hospital phases (helipads, emergency departments) through the rehabilitation phase  (physical and occupational therapies).