Injury Prevention

The Injury Prevention Program, through a team of health providers and educators, provides education, resources and programs to families and patients within the Hospital and in the San Diego community.

The program works closely with County Health and Human Services and the Hospital’s Trauma Center to monitor the incidence and prevalence of unintentional injury in our region. A Report to the Community is published every three years to help focus our efforts on the most common injuries according to age and development. Programs are developed to address these concerns, and information is posted on this website when emerging trends are evident.

One of these programs is the Kohl’s Transportation Safety Program, funded by Kohl’s Department Store. Through education and car inspections, the program seeks to ensure that every ride is a safe one, for every member of the family.

Rady Children’s is also the lead agency for national and international coalitions devoted to research and program development for childhood injury prevention. Locally, Rady Children’s participates in a consortium of Level 1 trauma centers, so that collectively, we can provide educational campaigns and programs to address the most prevalent injury concerns.

For more information, contact the program manager, Mary Beth Moran:
Phone: 858-576-1700, ext. 3547

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