We can’t prevent trauma and emergencies. But we can promise to be here when they happen.
ECMC’s Trauma Center is vital to our community, with board-certified specialists standing by 24/7 to care for the sickest and most severely injured patients from Western New York and beyond. Our role as a gateway to the best care is highlighted by our relationships with other hospitals, who send us their most critical patients to receive exceptional emergency treatment. No matter how a patient arrives at ECMC, no one is ever turned away.
Today, more patients than ever need our expertise and excellence in trauma and emergency situations. As those numbers keep rising incredibly quickly, we need a new facility to keep bringing the best possible care to every patient.
We’ve always been there for our community. And as we look to build a new Trauma Center, we’re asking you to be here for us.
100% of attending physicians board-certified in emergency medicine
100% of RNs have specialized emergency training
WNY’s only Level 1 Trauma Center (designated by the American College of Surgeons)
WNY’s regional center for Burn Care
Our community’s only CPEP (comprehensive psychiatric emergency program) available 24/7
70,000 patient served in our Trauma Center each year
Over 40% of ER patients transported by EMS
Over 1,500 patients transported by Mercy Flight since 2010
In 2010, the Emergency Department/Trauma Center experienced 58,090 visits to the trauma center. This number is anticipated to grow by 30%, and reach 75,319 visits by 2024.
Visits to the Trauma Center continue to grow at a steady rate – a trend that will continue to stretch our capacity to serve in our existing facility.
As WNY’s busiest Trauma Center and Emergency Department, we simply must expand to meet the demands of today and tomorrow. Our new facility will rise to the challenge by doubling our square footage to accommodate more patients, use state-of-the-art technology to make more medical miracles possible, and feature a design that improves patient flow, privacy, quality of care, and the overall patient experience.
Our doctors, nurses, and support staff make life and death decisions every day in our Trauma Center. And by helping us expand, you will be doing the same by bringing lifesaving care to more of the patients who turn to us when it matters most.
The ECMC Trauma Center and Emergency Department offer a number of naming opportunities for spaces within the hospital in recognition of your generosity. Donors may choose to name a space such as the waiting area, imaging center, or one of the many patient-centered treatment rooms.