University Hospital
Specialty : Emergency Medicine
Street Address : 1350 Walton Way, Augusta, Georgia 30901

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 over 600 hospital medical staff, robust Hospitalist and Surgicalist services with exceptional service and professional consultation.

  • Annual Patient Volume: 84,000
  • ED Beds: 72
  • Hospital Beds: 581
  • Admission Rate: 21%
  • Documentation: EPIC
  • Physician Daily Coverage: 61 hours
  • APC Daily Coverage: 44 hours
  • ABEM certification (or eligibility) required

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.

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