In 2007, the University of Miami Hospital became the region’s first university-owned, multi-specialty, acute care hospital and the flagship facility of UHealth – University of Miami Health System. Today, physicians on the faculty of the Miller School of Medicine partner with community physicians to plan and provide care, investigate new treatments still in the clinical research phase, and utilize the most advanced technologies available..
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center serves as the cancer treatment and research hub of UHealth – University of Miami Health System. Sylvester handles approximately 1,300 inpatient admissions, performs approximately 2,500 surgical procedures, and treats more than 4,400 new cancer patients annually. Sylvester organizes its cancer research and treatment into 15 “site-disease groups,”– specialized, multidisciplinary teams of healthcare professionals who focus on specific types of cancer.
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute serves as the Department of Ophthalmology for the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida. Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is rated the #1 eye hospital in the country as published in the U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Hospitals issue. Ophthalmology Times rated Bascom Palmer the best overall ophthalmology program in the nation with the best eye hospital and the best clinical and residency programs.
Mission – UMHC
The mission of the University of Miami Health System is to be a state-of-the-art academic medical center. This will be accomplished by: delivering high-quality, compassionate health care; leading life-changing discoveries and transforming patient care through innovative research; educating the next generation of medical leaders; promoting the health and well-being of our community; nurturing diversity, equity and inclusivity.
Vision – UMHC
Our vision for the 21st century is to develop the highest quality of care that challenges the frontiers of medical care, research and education, and addresses community needs in meaningful, sustainable ways.