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.

Seton's Partner in Rehab Care.
Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital

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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

  • Charles Barnett to Depart Seton in Early 2015
    August 22, 2014
    Charles J. Barnett will retire as executive board chair of Seton Healthcare Family in February 2015, starting an orderly leadership transition over the next six months. His decision to retire will close a chapter in a remarkable two decades of continuous service. Barnett served as president and CEO of Seton Healthcare Family from 1993 to 2012.
  • University Federal Credit Union Donates $1.5 Million to Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas
    August 21, 2014
    The Seton Fund has received a $1.5 million donation from Austin-based University Federal Credit Union to fund construction of the Seton Healthcare Family's new teaching hospital, Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas. The gift is in line with UFCU's ongoing commitment to supporting higher education.
  • Garza: Discounted Drug Pricing Program for Poor Still Needed
    August 18, 2014
    The Austin American-Statesman featured commentary by Seton Healthcare Family President and Chief Executive Officer Jesús Garza. At issue is an effort by several major pharmaceutical companies to eliminate a federal program that requires them to provide Seton and other qualified health care systems with prescription drugs at significantly reduced prices so that the medications then can be provided to patients of limited financial means.
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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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