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.

Our Littlest Staff Member

Jack of All Trauma,” a miniature poodle, is a therapy dog focused on helping hospital staff in UMC Brackenridge’s Trauma department. He helps to reduce stress for nurses, doctors and other staff who deal with some of the toughest cases at the hospital.

The nationally renowned Brain & Spine Center is engaged in pioneering research and treatment of injuries and diseases of the spine, brain, and cardiovascular system.

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.

This location offers convenient and comprehensive 24-hour emergency health services including for mini emergencies.

UMC Brackenridge is the only Level I Trauma Facility serving the Central Texas area, and the fourth-busiest emergency department in the state. In addition, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) recognizes the Associates and Leaders of UMC Brackenridge for outstanding achievement in associate safety and health and has been designated a Merit Worksite in the Voluntary Protection Program.