Boston Medical Center re-verified as Level I adult trauma center

The American College of Surgeons' Committee on Trauma have re-verified Boston Medical Center as a Level I adult trauma center and a Level II pediatric trauma center.

BMC experiences more than 130,000 emergency visits and approximately 2,000 trauma activations per year, making it the busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in its region, according to a recent release.

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"Our Level I verification is a true testament to the lifesaving care that our trauma center, in collaboration with all of the disciplines and specialties we collaborate with, provides every day," said Peter Burke, MD, chief of acute care and trauma surgery at BMC. "We're proud of our long history of excellence in this narrow field and our ability to provide the best care to each and every trauma patient."

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