University Hospital was founded in 1818 and is the flag ship hospital of University Health Care System. It is ranked #3 in Georgia by US News, is a Magnate designated hospital and has been the Consumers Hospital of Choice 18 years in a row.
In February 2017, construction began on a state-of-the-art 72 bed Emergency Department. The new construction features a pod design, Pediatric ER, Minor Treatment Area and Psychiatric safe holding area. There are more than 600 hospital medical staff, robust Hospitalist and Surgicalist services with exceptional service and professional consultation.
- Annual Patient Volume: 76,000
- ED Beds: 78
- Hospital Beds: 581
- Admission Rate: 25%
- Documentation: Epic
- Physician Daily Coverage: 61 hours
- APC Daily Coverage: 36 hours
- ABEM Certification (or eligibility) Required
- 3 Dedicated Nocturnist
- Dragon Diction Available
Augusta, GA is known for being home to the Master’s Golf Tournament and the 2nd largest city in Georgia. A quintessential southern town and golfer’s paradise, Augusta residents enjoy a close knit community with great schools and a mild climate year-round. Attractions include, Clarks Hill Lake for boating and fishing, Augusta canal (kayaking, paddle boarding, bike and jogging paths), Imperial Theatre, Equestrian activities in Aiken and its most well-known event, The Masters Golf Tournament. Weekend trips are an easy three hour drive to the beach or the mountains.