Our mission

The Trauma Injury Prevention Program strives to reduce unintentional injuries and death among children and promote safe behaviors in the community by:

  • Developing program strategies based on analysis of trauma registrar data from Children's Hospital
  • Providing bedside Injury Prevention education and resources for patients and families
  • Collaborating with local, statewide, and nationwide organizations committed to reducing children's injury throughout the Middle Tennessee region
  • Securing grants to support our programs and initiatives
  • Conducting and participating in innovative research that furthers the injury prevention field.
  • Understanding various patient populations and their needs when designing programs
  • Advocating for safety resources and support for the children of Middle Tennessee