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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
After Saving Soldiers During Wars, Seton Trauma Surgeons Now Saving Neighbors at Home
May 22, 2015Memorial Day is about remembering servicemen and women who made the ultimate sacrifice. Seton has former military surgeons who served during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars who made it possible for many service men and women to survive - and to still be with us today, to honor those who did not survive. They now serve our community, ready to deal with whatever trauma case comes into a Seton ER.
For Fourth Year in Row, Seton Austin Ranked No. 1 in Austin Metro Area in Annual U.S. News Hospital Rankings
May 20, 2015For the fourth year in a row, Seton Medical Center Austin is rated No. 1 among 34 acute care hospitals for adults in the Austin metro area on U.S. News & World Report's highly regarded list of Best Hospitals for 2015-16, the magazine announced this morning. UMC Brackenridge tied for the No.2 ranking and Seton Medical Center Williamson and Seton Northwest Hospital tied for No. 5.
Seton to Offer FREE Exams Saturday at 28th Annual Citywide Skin Cancer Screening
May 14, 2015Seton Healthcare Family will hold its Annual Citywide Skin Cancer Screening this Saturday, May 16, at University Medical Center Brackenridge. Seton dermatologists will be on site to offer free skin cancer screenings to anyone in the community from 8 a.m. until noon.