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Importance of an Academic Medical Center

by Faust,Brian last modified Jul 23, 2010 03:41 PM

Importance of an Academic Medical Center

Academic medical centers are behind much of the innovation in American healthcare. UofL’s Health Sciences Center:

  • Offers clinical education for medical students, physicians, dentists, nurses and public health professionals
  • Encourages medical research
  • Offers medical developments and treatments not yet available at other hospitals
  • Provides a safety net for the uninsured and underinsured. (A 2005 study showed UofL physicians provide more than $16 million in uncompensated care over and above treatment provided under the QCCT agreement.)

UofL’s health sciences center has earned recognition in many areas including:

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