Trauma Trust Mission

Trauma Trust is a unique partnership between Tacoma General Hospital and the St. Joseph Medical Center. We provide advanced Acute Care Surgery services which include Trauma, Emergency General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. We are designated by the State of Washington Department of Health as a Level II Trauma Center and serve as a tertiary referral center encompassing follow up care, education, injury prevention and community outreach.

Our Mission

To provide expert comprehensive care in Trauma, Emergency General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care in the South Puget Sound and West Region of Washington State.

Our Vision

National recognition as a leader in Level II Trauma Care, Acute Care Surgery and Injury Prevention, incorporating innovative and evidence-based practices

Our Values

We consistently uphold the highest standards of medical ethics and principles; that is, doing the right thing even if no one is watching.

The behavior that surpasses the ordinary and strives toward perfection in all we do.

A group of people cooperating to achieve a common goal of outstanding patient care.

We deliver health care to each unique patient to heal emotional, physical and spiritual suffering.

We are changing health care for the greater good by finding creative solutions through evidence-based practices and technology.

Staff is responsible with planning and the management of our talents and resources.

We are gaining our community’s trust by emulating courtesy and respect in all aspects of our interactions within and outside the organization.


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