North Dakota Trauma System

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The North Dakota State Trauma System provides injured patients access to a network of trained trauma care providers and appropriately equipped trauma centers.

 

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State Trauma System Statute and Rule

North Dakota Century Code (N.D.C.C.):

North Dakota Administrative Code (N.D.A.C.):

State Trauma Committee

Trauma Committee Bylaws

Trauma Committee Members

Trauma Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes

North Dakota Secretary of State Public Meeting Notices

State Trauma Committee Meeting Dates

  • Wednesday, January 18, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 15, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 17, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 19, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • This will be a face-to-face meeting as well as the virtual option listed below.
    • 1720 Burlington Dr - Ste A; Room 104
  • Wednesday, September 20, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 State Trauma Committee meetings are currently conducted virtually:

Regional Trauma Committees

Regional Trauma Committees and Meeting Dates:

     Southwest (SW) Region Trauma Committee

  • SW Chairperson
    • Dr. Viney; Sanford Health – Bismarck, North Dakota
  • Meeting Dates
    • January 11, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • April 12, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • July 12, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • October 11, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

     Northwest (NW) Region Trauma Committee

  • NW Chairperson
    • Dr. Sather; Trinity Health – Minot, North Dakota
  • Meeting Dates
    • January 12, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • April 13, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • July 13, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • October 12, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

     Northeast (NE) / Southeast (SE) Region Trauma Committee

  • NE Chairperson
    • Dr. Szlabick; Altru Health System – Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • SE Chairperson
    • Dr. Richardson; Essentia Health - Fargo, North Dakota
  • Meeting Dates
    • January 17, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • April 18, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • July 18, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • October 17, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

Regional Trauma Committee meetings are currently conducted virtually:

North Dakota Trauma System Hospital Designation

The North Dakota HHS Public Health Division of EMS State Trauma System works in conjunction with stakeholders to reach designation status and improve the trauma system statewide.

North Dakota Century Code 23-01.2-03 states, “Effective January 1, 2011, a hospital that offers emergency services to the public shall meet trauma center designation standards and participate in the trauma system.”

Application Process/Information: