When you visit the Memorial Emergency Department or Level 1 Trauma Center, you can be sure that you have the most experienced team of medical experts in central Illinois. With more trauma-certified nurses than any other hospital in the region, Memorial’s Emergency nurses are trained specifically to help treat the worst injuries.
The Southern Illinois Trauma Center (SITC) at Memorial is the only Level 1 Trauma center in the region that offers a team of surgeons, nurses and support staff who live and work in central Illinois.
During your stay in the Emergency Department, you may be cared for by:
- Physicians and surgeons
- Specialist physicians (such as orthopedics, neurology, cardiac, etc.)
- Residents (medical school graduates undergoing training from licensed physicians)
- Nurses and techs
- Radiology technicians (X-ray and imaging)
- Social workers
- Nutritionists and dietitians
- Support staff
We work together to give you the best care possible. If you have any questions or concerns, ask us. We’re here for you.