Eliminate death and disability to injured children
national efforts to reduce death and disability following injury to
children less than 18 years of age.
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.