American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair
The American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair (ACWHTR) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Chicago, Illinois committed to advancing the field of wound care through education, research, and advocacy. The College fosters the training of medical professionals including physicians, podiatrists, nurses and physical therapists in the field of wound care. The goal of this organization is to designate wound care as a board-certified medical specialty.
“To improve public health by leading the growth of a new integrated field of medicine and surgery dedicated to the practice of modern wound healing and tissue repair.”
“All patients with wounds, regardless of etiology or duration, will have access to the appropriate evidence-based care and treatment to optimize their outcomes across all clinical sites of care.”