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 re-designation 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
Options for Children with Scoliosis Explored at Free May 21 Seminar
May 15, 2013New nonsurgical and surgical options for treating children afflicted with scoliosis - curvature of the spine - will be explored Tuesday evening, May 21, by a fellowship-trained adult and pediatric surgeon who is co-chair of the Seton Spine & Scoliosis Center.
It's Official: New Brack at Center of New Master Plan
May 10, 2013A new medical campus master plan that pinpoints where the new University Medical Center Brackenridge is to be built was approved by The University of Texas System Board of Regents.
Three Seton Medical Centers are First in Central Texas to be Awarded Joint Commission Gold Seal for Spine Surgery
April 25, 2013Seton Medical Center Austin, University Medical Center Brackenridge and Seton Medical Center Williamson in Round Rock have earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for their disease-specific spine surgery programs.