TraumaNet is a multidisciplinary organizational advocacy group focused on issues regarding the provision of trauma care within the Maryland Trauma System. It has representatives from each of Maryland’s designated trauma centers and specialty referral centers. TraumaNet is committed to the development and promotion of excellence in the delivery of trauma services in the state of Maryland by providing trauma expertise through consultation and leadership. Focus is put on issues related to clinical care, research, education, injury prevention and healthcare policy while promoting a collaborative statewide approach to address issues related to all aspects of trauma care delivery. TraumaNet assists the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services System (MIEMSS) in the performance of its mandated functions including data collection, program evaluation, interhospital protocols, and patient transfer policies.