The University Church Social Justice Committee and Trustees have unanimously voted to support the campaign for a Level One Adult Trauma Center at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Chicago’s south side, the Chicago Land neighborhood most in need of a trauma center is also the neighborhood with the longest travel times to reach one. Studies have shown that this is costing live, particularly of victims of gun violence. There will be many opportunities for members and friends of the church to get involved in this rapidly moving campaign.

View the attachments below to become an expert on this issue.

FLY Fact Sheet

Level 1 Trauma Care on the South Side

Murder and Medicine

Trauma Deserts Study

Trauma System Background

UCMC and Trauma Care

UCMC FAQ

WBEZ

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