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

  • San Antonian First President of Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas
    July 29, 2014
    Christann M. Vasquez, who recently led efforts to plan and build a new San Antonio hospital, will become the first president of Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, the new Austin teaching hospital scheduled to open in 2017. She has been executive vice president and chief operating officer of University Health System in San Antonio.
  • For Decades of Dedication, Sister Helen Brewer Receives 2014 Star Trustee Award
    July 25, 2014
    Texas Healthcare Trustees presented Sister Helen Brewer, past chair and current vice chair of the Seton Healthcare Family Board of Trustees, with its 2014 Star Trustee Award for outstanding work on behalf of Texas hospitals. Brewer, a member of the Daughters of Charity, which founded Texas' first hospital in Austin 112 years ago, was recognized at the 2014 Healthcare Governance Conference in Dallas.
  • Nursing Supervisor/New Dad Knows Good Nursing - and He Saw it at Seton Austin
    July 23, 2014
    When Greg Stermolle's wife was about to deliver their first child, Camille, the couple checked into Seton Medical Center Austin before dawn. As nursing supervisor for Austin Regional Clinic, Stermolle knows good nursing when he sees it. And at Seton Austin, he saw a lot of it.
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