Welcome to SMRTAC! 

We encourage collaboration between all caring for the members of our community affected by trauma, from the pre-injury to rehabilitation phase.  While prevention is best, we recognize that morbidity and mortality are both decreased when trauma programs are implemented efficiently and executed well. This regional trauma advisory committee includes members responsible for pre-hospital to critical access care and finally definitive care.  Since the Minnesota Commissioner of Health approval in 2009, we have grown and developed several practice management guidelines, educational opportunities, and initiated the first “train the trainers” for the Stop the Bleed program in Minnesota.  Until we truly reach “Toward Zero Deaths” in Minnesota, we will continue to advocate for excellent care of the trauma patient.  Please join us at our next meeting or contact us for more information!


Minnesota Crash Totals

Comprehensive Annual Traffic Crash Data Reports


According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety, 446 people lost their lives in 2022 crashes.

2025 Goal is to reduce traffic-related deaths to 225 or fewer…

2023 YTD compared to 2022 &  2021
Preliminary                   (Actual)  (Actual)
34                                     49            52                                   

7                                       8               8          

0                                      0               0                              

0                                     0               1


Snowmobiles                4

32                               48             50    _______________________________________________________________________________________

The NEXT SMRTAC General Meeting is IN PERSON
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
IN PERSON at the MCHS Owatonna, 2200 26th St NW, Owatonna, MN 55060
1-3 pm in Conference Room A
The Agenda and Zoom meeting information will be posted prior to the meeting

SMRTAC Education Session Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at 11:00am
Lunch will be provided Please RSVP to admin@smrtac.org
Chris Bosley for pediatric difficult airway management education and lab from 11am-12:30pm

March 14, 2023 Dr. Katie Johnson, Child Abuse Specialist with Mayo Clinic will present on child abuse topics including burns and fractures and what to look for VIDEO of the session.

The next Education and Outreach subcommittee meeting is scheduled for September 6, 2023 at 10am via Zoom, please attend.

Scholarship opportunity available for TPM 101 MN State Trauma System Courses
E-mail SMRTAC if interested: admin@smrtac.org 

On-line TPM Course – Scholarship opportunity available
Click link for more information
E-mail SMRTAC if interested: admin@smrtac.org 

On-line TOPIC Course – Scholarship opportunity available
Click link for more information
E-mail SMRTAC if interested: admin@smrtac.org 

Upcoming Meetings:
2023 SMRTAC Meeting Dates:

    • 3/14/2023
    • 6/13/2023
    • 9/19/2023
    • 12/12/2023

2023 STAC Dates (Link to STAC website):

    • 3/7/2023
    • 6/6/2023
    • 9/12/2023
    • 12/5/2023

Host or Sign-up for a Stop The Bleed Course

Stop-the-BleedThis class is for anyone to learn wound compression and tourniquet application.

For information on how to sponsor or attend a free Stop the Bleed course contact us at stopthebleed@smrtac.org.

Southern MN Regional Trauma Foundation (SMRTF) is designated as a non-profit organization!

The Internal Revenue Service has designated the Foundation as a non-profit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.