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Austin's largest medical/surgical acute care center, Seton Medical Center Austin is the only hospital in Central Texas that performs heart transplants. One of four Magnet hospitals in the Seton Family of Hospitals, Seton Medical Center Austin offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for both inpatients and outpatients and regional specialty programs including the Seton Heart Specialty Care and Transplant Center, Shivers Cancer Programs and the Marialice Shivers Regional Neonatal Center. Seton Medical Center Austin was also one of the first two hospitals in Texas to receive certification as a Primary Stroke Center.
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Seton Medical Center Austin News and Events
Dell Medical School Receives Accreditation, Will Welcome First Class Next Year
June 30, 2015UT's Dell Medical School has received preliminary accreditation - a milestone that allows it to recruit its first class of students, implementing innovative academic programs and creating a model healthy city and community. Students will train and provide care in clinics and at Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, the region's Level 1 trauma center for adults now under construction across from the medical school.
One Year Later, Employee's Daughter Returns to Hospital to Thank Doctors, Nurses
June 23, 2015It was almost a year ago when Lori Brandes was settling in on a Sunday night, preparing for the work week ahead, and she received a "trauma alert" on her mobile phone. She wasn't surprised -- but she was shocked 15 minutes later. A UMC Brackenridge social worker called to say Brandes' daughter had just been in a car accident and was unconscious at the hospital.
After Starting Innovative Volunteer Programs at UMC Brackenridge, Tia McCurdy Heads into Retirement ... Kind of
June 16, 2015
Since 2009, Tia McCurdy has been director of Volunteer Services at University Medical Center Brackenridge. She came to UMCB from Galveston after she and her husband, Jim, lost their jobs after Hurricane Ike. She created several new and interesting volunteer programs at Central Texas' only Level I trauma center for adultsl -- and guess how she intends to spend at least part of her retirement?