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.