Trauma System Development

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The Office of EMS/Trauma Systems Group works with hospitals and RACs to develop trauma facility designation, protocols, policies, and to designate trauma facilities and trauma systems in the state.


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By mail

Send mail correspondence to:
Person's name 
Texas Department of State Health Services 
EMS/Trauma Systems 
Attn: Trauma Designation Program 
PO Box 149347 MC 1876
Austin, Texas 78714-9347

Staff Contacts

For technical difficulties information, call or email:

Shyriece Norris - (512) 231-5748

For process or rule clarification, the designation coordinator is: 

Michael Murray, R.N. - (512) 284-1724

Designation Program Manager  
Elizabeth Stevenson, R.N.- (512) 834-6794

For RAC and Funding questions, call or email:

Indra Hernandez – (512) 987-0640

Email questions or comments:

For more information, please e-mail EMS & Trauma Systems

Last updated May 12, 2021