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.

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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

  • Seton Heart Institute's Heart Valve Clinic Offers Life Saving Heart Procedure for Fragile Patients
    December 17, 2014
    Jess Posey has been riding motorcycles for more than 60 years. However, his rides through the Hill Country were put on hold because doctors said he needed a life-saving procedure to treat heart valve disease causing severe shortness of breath. At the Heart Valve Clinic at Seton Heart Institute, Posey received a newer, minimally invasive procedure that would save his life.
  • Eva's Story: How a Seton DSRIP Team Helped Her With Cancer, Depression and Health Insurance
    December 16, 2014

    When Eva met Veronica in January 2014, Eva was physically strong and healthy. She had been spared many of the long-term side effects common among cervical cancer survivors. But she was struggling emotionally and at times so depressed that she did not want to get out of bed in the morning. She also worried that the cancer might someday return.

  • Cancer Survivors, Caregivers Invited to Free 'Power to Heal' Workshops in Austin
    December 11, 2014
    Cancer survivors and their caregivers are invited to sign up for a series of four classes on "The Power to Heal" that will be held on Wednesdays in January at Seton Medical Center Austin. The workshops are free of charge and open to anyone who has been touched by cancer, either as a patient or caregiver.
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