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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.
Seton's Partner in Rehab Care.
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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.
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
New Seton Psychiatric Emergency Department To be Opened in Spring
December 3, 2013A new Seton Psychiatric Emergency Department designed to treat adults from throughout the community who suffer from psychiatric crises will open at UMC Brackenridge in the spring. "As with the rest of Texas and the U.S., Travis County does not have enough properly equipped facilities to meet psychiatric patient needs, but this new facility is a good and much-needed step forward," said Jesús Garza, Seton president and chief executive officer.
Survey Unveiled at Dell Childrens Finds Dangerous Toys on Store Shelves
November 26, 2013Dangerous or toxic toys can still be found on America's store shelves, according to Texas Public Interest Research Group's 28th annual "Trouble in Toyland" report. Unveiled at a Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas news conference, the report found choking hazards, toy magnets that can cause serious injury if swallowed and toxic chemicals in toys which can have adverse health impacts on the development of children.
Central Texans Addicted to Prescription Painkillers Sought for First National Clinical Trial at Seton Mind Institute
November 20, 2013Prescription opioids - the most commonly prescribed drugs in the U.S. that are fostering a wave of painkiller addiction - are the focus of the Seton Mind Institute's first-ever National Institutes of Health-sanctioned clinical trial. The study is now under way - and researchers are seeking Central Texans who are good candidates to try a new drug that could help them kick this painkiller habit.