Eliminate death and disability to injured children worldwide.
View our 2012 State of the Institute Report.
Lead national efforts to reduce death and disability following injury to children less than 18 years of age.
Life-threatening injury is the No. 1 killer of kids in America. Nearly 10,000 children die each year - more than all other causes combined. The Childress Institute invests resources in research, education and awareness to improve the treatment for critically injured children in the U.S. The Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma was founded at and receives considerable support from Wake
Forest Baptist Medical Center. The Institute was established through the
generosity of Richard and Judy Childress. For more information, please visit www.InjuredKids.org.