Hospitals that are strategically located and equipped with licensed helicopter pads and staffed by specially trained trauma surgeons and anesthesiologists who are available in-house 24 hours per day to treat critically injured victims of traffic accidents, fires, gunshot wounds or other injuries during the crucial "golden hour" when their surgical needs are highest.
Varies according to division, departments, programs and services. Administrative offices and most outpatient services: M-F 8:30AM-5:00PM. Emergency Department: 24 hours, 7 days a week. Emergency dental care: M-F 9:00AM-4:00PM. Other times through hospital emergency department.