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

  • 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.
  • Seton Williamson Associates Step Up for U.S. Marine Few Knew
    July 18, 2014

    When Joseph Gwatney, 71, died June 8 at Seton Medical Center Williamson, a mere handful of people knew him. No family or loved ones claimed his remains. He wished to be cremated, but he didn't leave behind any money to pay for it, much less cover the costs of a memorial service. Yet 100 strangers - including Seton Williamson assocates - came together July 17 for him in a Georgetown funeral home.

  • U.S. News & World Report Rankings: Seton Operates Five Top Hospitals in Austin Area
    July 15, 2014
    Seton Medical Center Austin is No. 1 among 37 acute care hospitals for adults in the Austin metro area on U.S. News & World Report's highly regarded list of Best Hospitals for 2014-15. University Medical Center Brackenridge tied for No.2; Seton Medical Center Williamson and Seton Northwest Hospital tied for No. 5. Another Seton hospital - Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas - is ranked No. 49 among all U.S. children's
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