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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.
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 redesignation 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
Seton Williamson Partners with Central Texas OB/GYN to Open Oakwood Women's Centre in Round Rock
March 3, 2015
Oakwood Women's Centre at Seton Williamson, in partnership Central Texas OB/GYN Associates, is now open next door to Seton Medical Center Williamson in Round Rock. The centre is Central Texas OB/GYN's fifth partner in the Austin area, joining physicians who have been affiliated with Seton since 1981.
Tad Hatton Named Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Seton Medical Center Austin
February 25, 2015Tad A. Hatton is the new vice president and chief operating officer for Seton Medical Center Austin, the largest hospital within Central Texas' largest health care system. Hatton has been chief operating officer for St. David's Round Rock Medical Center for the past seven years.
Seton Doctors: State Should Fund Program Fostering More Primary Care Physicians
February 20, 2015
Before two Texas legislative committees, two Seton doctors testified in favor of restoring state funding to programs that match medical students with practicing primary care physicians across the state -- and can increase the number of local physicians to ensure healthier communities; reduce health disparities among different communities; improve health outcomes; and lessen dependency on emergency rooms for health care.