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University Medical Center Brackenridge has long been recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation. Now, UMC Brackenridge is accelerating its presence in the field of academic medicine. The Clinical Education Center uses high-fidelity interactive mannequins and a vast array of leap-ahead technology to train clinicians in the latest procedures working with state-of-the-art equipment. UMC Brackenridge is also home to the region's first nursing residency program, and recently celebrated its 75th year of graduate medical education.
The nationally renowned Brain & Spine Center is engaged in pioneering research and treatment of injuries and diseases of the spine, brain, and cardiovascular system.
Seton's Partner in Rehab Care.
Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital
University Medical Center Brackenridge has been recognized as a Certified Stroke Center, a designation which reflects UMC Brackenridge's reputation as one of the nation's leading hospitals in the treatment and prevention of stroke.
The American Nurses Association has bestowed the highest honor, the Magnet award, to the nurses at UMC Brackenridge. Magnet designation provides consumers with the ultimate benchmark to measure the quality of care they can expect to receive.
UMC Brackenridge is the only Level I Trauma Facility serving the Central Texas area, and the fourth-busiest emergency department in the state.
University Medical Center Brackenridge is proud to announce our official redesignation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet hospital. Learn more »
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) recognizes the Associates and Leaders of University Medical Center Brackenridge (UMCB) for outstanding achievement in associate safety and health and has been designated a Merit Worksite in the Voluntary Protection Program. UMCB is the first Level 1 Trauma Center in the United States to be recognized at this level by OHSA. Learn more »
UMC Brackenridge News and Events
Seton's New Teaching Hospital Will Have a 'Distinctly Austin Flair'
March 6, 2014Seton unveiled artist renderings of the new teaching hospital that will be built across from the Univesity of Texas at Austin's new Dell Medical School. As the Austin American-Statesman reported today, the new 211-bed, $295 million hospital will have "a distinctly Austin flair," built with local materials in a "green building" manner.
Patient Tells Newspaper Readers He 'Feels at Home' With His Seton Doctor
March 4, 2014In a letter to the editor, the patient said his doctor "showed sincere compassion, was totally polite, friendly and, above all, professional. He made me feel at home." This was no news to the team that works with Dr. Randall Kirtley.
112 Years Later, Seton Hospital Founders Daughters of Charity Are Moving On
February 24, 2014Reporter Mark Gwin of KUT-FM, Central Texas' National Public Radio station, aired a story Feb. 21 about the Daughters of Charity, their 112-year history of providing medical care locally, their commitment to serving the poor and vulnerable -- and their upcoming departure. The last six daughters are leaving this year to serve elsewhere.