University Medical Center Brackenridge (Ranked High Performing in U.S. News & World Report) 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.

Our Littlest Staff Member

Jack of All Trauma,” a miniature poodle, is a therapy dog focused on helping hospital staff in UMC Brackenridge’s Trauma department. He helps to reduce stress for nurses, doctors and other staff who deal with some of the toughest cases at the hospital.

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.

Central Texas’ Only Adult Level I Trauma Center

The Level I Trauma Center at UMC Brackenridge is the only one serving the Central Texas area, and the fourth-busiest emergency department in the state. See more about our trauma care difference.

Magnet-Recognition-Logo-400University Medical Center Brackenridge is proud to announce our official designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet hospital. Achieving Magnet designation requires satisfying a demanding set of criteria which measure the strength and quality of nursing and an interdisciplinary approach to patient care. It also sends a message to our community and our patients that we are committed to providing the best care possible.

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) recognizes the Associates and Leaders of UMC Brackenridge for outstanding achievement in associate safety and health and has been designated a Merit Worksite in the Voluntary Protection Program.

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