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The UC Academic Health Center prides itself with excellent patient care and research programs, and strong affiliations with local hospitals throughout Greater Cincinnati. Below are some of our key programs and affiliates.
UC Health University of Cincinnati Physicians
University of Cincinnati Physicians is the clinical practice management group for about 650 UC College of Medicine faculty working in more than 25 different medical specialties. All UC physicians care for patients, conduct research and teach medical students at UC's College of Medicine.
Hoxworth Blood Center
UC's Hoxworth Blood Center collects, tests, processes and distributes blood and its components to 27 hospitals and medical centers in a 17-county area of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. The center is the only blood bank serving Greater Cincinnati.
Metabolic Diseases Institute
The Metabolic Diseases Institute (formerly the Genome Research Institute) was created in 2001 to foster excellence in biomedical research—from basic science to translational medicine—and facilitate collaboration among academic and industrial researchers. Work at the Metabolic Diseases Institute is primarily focused on the genetic, molecular, and cellular mechanisms of metabolic disorders, cancer and cardiovascular disease.
UC Cancer Institute
The UC Cancer Institute is a research-based but patient care-oriented program that encompasses scientists and physicians from multiple disciplines and medical specialties. UC scientists evaluate and apply the latest medical advances, quickly translating scientific findings into practical patient care.
UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute
A collaboration between UC's College of Medicine and University of Cincinnati Medical Center, this regional center encompasses 14 neuroscience specialties dedicated to patient care, research, education and the development of new medical technologies related to stroke, tumors, epilepsy, and movement and sensory disorders.
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
University of Cincinnati Medical Center is the official teaching hospital for UC's College of Medicine. Managed by UC Health, it has the region's first and only verified Level I trauma center for adults.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is an international leader in research and medical care related to infant, child and adolescent diseases. The hospital is a major teaching affiliate for UC's College of Medicine.
Cincinnati Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
The Cincinnati Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center provides surgical, medical and psychiatric services to eligible veterans in the Tristate region. The hospital is key surgical referral center for central Ohio and primary teaching affiliate for UC's College of Medicine.
Shriners Hospitals for Children–Cincinnati
One of four pediatric burn hospitals in North America, Shriners Hospitals for Children–Cincinnati specializes in complete care and reconstruction services—free of charge—for children who have suffered major burn injuries. The hospital is a teaching and research affiliate for UC's College of Medicine.
Drake Center is a full-service post-acute care rehabilitation facility in Cincinnati’s Hartwell neighborhood. Drake Center works with UC physicians in various departments with the goal of restoring each individual patient to the highest possible level of functioning and independence.
Christ Hospital is a 555-bed primary care hospital and serves as a major teaching affiliate for UC's College of Medicine and practice site for several UC Health University of Cincinnati Physicians groups.
Jewish Hospital is a 200-bed hospital in suburban Cincinnati that serves as an affiliate teaching hospital for UC's College of Medicine.
The Holmes Building is the home of the University Health Services East Campus Clinic. The Holmes Building houses the departments of Athletic Medicine, Student Health Insurance, Immunizations, and includes a pharmacy. The clinic's services are available to UC students with UC student health insurance or other forms of insurance and employees with occupational health issues.