UMass Memorial Health Care
As the clinical partner of UMMS, UMassMemorial Health Care provides residents in all generalist and specialist programs attractive opportunities for supervised experiences in both tertiary and community practice. UMass Memorial Medical Center, the academic medical center of UMass Memorial Health Care, is the region’s advanced tertiary care referral center and comprises three Worcester campuses—Memorial, University and Hahnemann—with some 1,101 in-patient beds and 58 operating rooms. The Medical Center’s reputation is further enhanced through advanced laser technology, off-pump cardiac bypass surgery, minimally invasive surgical techniques, bone marrow and solid organ transplants, the region’s most advanced and active cardiac catheterization labs and a sophisticated breast care center.
The Medical Center offers comprehensive and sophisticated technology and support services, providing the region with specialists acclaimed for their work in such areas as obstetrics and gynecology, cancer, cardiology, surgery, orthopedic care, endocrinology, neurology, psychiatry and trauma. These specialty services complement the outstanding primary care services that the system provides at its main campuses and through its community-based primary care network.
UMass Memorial Medical Center serves as the region’s most comprehensive provider of emergency services in Central and Western Massachusetts. The Medical Center’s University Campus is home to the region’s only Level One Trauma Center for both adults and children and to Life Flight, the region’s air ambulance. The Emergency Department is a state-of-the-art facility having opened in a three-story, 264,000-square-foot Lakeside Wing in February 2006.
The Medical Center provides the region’s only comprehensive pediatric services through the Children’s Medical Center (CMC), offering specialists in every pediatric health field from cardiology to surgery. The CMC includes the region’s only Level III Newborn Intensive Care Unit on the Memorial Campus, and a pediatric intensive care unit on the University Campus. Patients requiring day surgical services and specialty care in the areas of dermatology, ophthalmology, cosmetic surgery, sports medicine and hand and upper extremity surgery, are treated on the Hahnemann Campus.