University Medical Center Brackenridge 601 East 15th Street, Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512.324.7000

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Ranked No. 2 in Austin metro area

U.S. News & World Report Best Regional Hospitals - Austin, TX Recognized in 3 Specialties 2013-14 Learn More

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.

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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.

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University Medical Center Brackenridge is proud to announce our official redesignation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet hospital. Learn more »

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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

  • What Can You Do to Prevent Flu From Afflicting Your Family and Other Loved Ones?
    January 29, 2015
    Flu season now enters February, which often means the coldest weather of the year that can lead to more influenza in Central Texas households. What can you do to prevent flu from afflicting your family and other loved ones? Two top Seton doctors offer guidance.
  • Seton Foundations Announce New Leadership Roles for 3 Executives
    January 22, 2015
    Significant philanthropic support has been and continues to be vital in furthering Seton's mission to care for all, with a special concern for the vulnerable. To help guide fundraising efforts and further develop relationships with community partners and supporters, The Seton Foundations are pleased to announce new roles for three key foundation leaders.
  • 'Profound Joy and Surreal Grief': Parents Wed at Dell Children's Right Before Their Son Passes Away
    January 15, 2015

    After the wedding in the Dell Children's Medical Center chapel, there was no reception. No honeymoon. Instead, the newly married couple soon would have to plan another ceremony: a funeral. Their best man, just three days shy of turning seven months old, passed away about an hour after the nuptials, in his parents' arms.

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image Seton is proud to have four hospitals – the only hospitals in Central Texas - that have earned the Magnet designation, the highest award for nursing excellence given by the American Nurses Association.
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