McMaster University Medical Centre

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McMaster University Medical Centre
Hamilton Health Sciences
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McMaster University Medical Centre is located in Ontario
McMaster University Medical Centre
Geography
Location Ontario, Canada
Coordinates 43°15′34″N 79°55′03″W / 43.2594°N 79.9175°W / 43.2594; -79.9175Coordinates: 43°15′34″N 79°55′03″W / 43.2594°N 79.9175°W / 43.2594; -79.9175
Organization
Care system Public Medicare (Canada) (OHIP)
Funding Public hospital
Hospital type Teaching, Specialist
Affiliated university McMaster University
Services
Emergency department Yes (pediatric)
Beds 365
History
Founded 1972
Links
Website http://www.hhsc.ca/body.cfm?ID=232
Lists Hospitals in Canada

The McMaster University Medical Centre (MUMC) is a major Ontario hospital with three key services: McMaster Children's Hospital, Women's Health Centre and Adult Outpatient Services. It is a teaching hospital in Hamilton, Canada. It is a part of McMaster University, but operated by Hamilton Health Sciences.

McMaster University Medical Centre (MUMC) delivers a wide range of women’s health services including high-risk obstetrics and gynecology to patients throughout the region. It also serves as the home for a range of adult outpatient clinics and day surgery. The site hosts one of Canada’s premier digestive disease programs which, in conjunction with McMaster University, conducts more digestive disease research than any other program in the country.

Overview[edit]

The McMaster University Medical Centre is the largest facility located at McMaster University. It is a multi-use research hospital that ranks among the largest public buildings in Canada.[1] It is connected to the Life Sciences building and the recently completed Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery, which houses many well-funded research groups in areas of genetics, infectious diseases and several specific conditions.[2]

MUMC is located on the same site as McMaster Children's Hospital (Mac Kids).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Largest Pediatric Academic Health Sciences centres in Canada
  2. ^ Office of Public Relations, McMaster University (November 2, 2010). "Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery". McMaster University. McMaster University.