The Nation's First and Only Integrated Trauma Hospital

Dr. R Adams Cowley is considered the pioneer of trauma care and gave the world the concept of the Golden Hour.

The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center is dedicated to treating the critically sick and severely injured and employing groundbreaking research and innovative medical procedures with one goal in mind -- saving lives.

Learn more 


Shock Trauma's GO-TEAM responded to 68-vehicle pileup

Fox 45
'GO-TEAM' responds to icy highway pile-up Saturday; Several victims remain hospitalized

Learn more about the GO-TEAM

Shock Trauma News

More news

Information for Friends and Family

Have a friend or family member being treated at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center? This section has everything you need to know before you head over.

Learn more

Remembering R Adams Cowley: A Revolutionary & Pioneer of Trauma Medicine

Read about Dr. Cowley's legacy 

Shock Trauma Center Fact Sheet

Transferring Patients

To transfer a patient please call 410-328-1234. Your call will be answered by our Critical Care Transfer Coordinators at Maryland ExpressCare. This number is for referring physicians only.

Learn more

Trauma Survivors Network

Trauma Survivor? Find the resources and support you may need during the recovery of a traumatic injury. We are here to help.

Learn more

For all patient information, please call 410-328-9284.