Trauma Survivors Network - provided by ATS

Survive. Connect. Rebuild.

A Program of the

Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, VCU Medical Center is one of the country’s leading academic medical centers with five health sciences schools, the VCU Health System, the Massey Cancer Center, and Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU. As the region's only Level 1 trauma center, the VCU Medical Center offers state-of-the-art care in more than 200 specialty areas, many of national and international note, including organ transplantation, head and spinal cord trauma, burn healing and cancer treatment. U.S. News and World Report ranked the VCU Medical Center the No. 1 hospital in the Richmond metropolitan area for 2014-15, reflecting four programs — nephrology, pulmonology, orthopedics and urology — in the top 50.

Upcoming Programs & Events

Chesterfield/Powhatan Brain Injury Support Group

2nd Monday of the month • 6:30 pm-8:30 pm

This group is geared to adults with brain injury and families. Learn more

Hopewell TriCities Brain Injury Support Group

2nd Tuesday of the month • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This group is open to adults with brain injury and families. The group usually meets in the Quiet Room at the back of the library;check at the front desk for location. Learn more

Family Support Meeting

Every Wednesday • 2:20 pm - 3:30 pm

This is a support group for the family members of our trauma inpatients. It is held in the Injury and Violence Prevention Program workroom on the 9th floor in the Critical Care Hospital. Learn more

Guided Writing Workshop-Journaling Your Story

As requested • Varied

One of our team will come to the bedside for guided journaling. All types of writing are encouraged including story-telling, poetry and diary keeping. Journals and writing instruments are provided. Learn more

Richmond Aphasia Support Group

2nd Thursday of the month • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn more

Richmond Support Group

3rd Monday of the month • 6:15 pm

This is for adults with TBI, family and friends Learn more

Richmond Supportive Survivors

Tuesdays • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is for adults with TBI, family and friends and is a social group. Learn more

United Spinal Association of Virginia Caregiver Chat

Third Wednesday of every month • 6:00 pm

This group is open to family, friends and caregivers of individuals with spinal cord injury and disease. Learn more

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TSN Coordinator
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Karen B. Shipman, BSN, RN, CEN, TCRN KarenShipman Email Coordinator

Address
VCU Medical Center Trauma Services, 401 N. 11th St, 2nd floor, Suite 204
Richmond, Virginia, 23219

Telephone
work: 804-828-6426

Website
VCU Medical Center Trauma Center

Donations
As central Virginia’s only Level 1 trauma center, we strive to bring the best in trauma care and injury prevention to our communities. With your help and contribution, we are able to continue our mission.


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