University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, Nebraska, United States
The University of Nebraska Medical Center builds on a rich, vibrant history that dates back to the end of the 19th century. UNMC continues to be committed to its mission to improve the health of Nebraskans and beyond.

About

From the state’s first medical college in 1880 to a dental college (1903), pharmacy college (1908), nursing college (1917), allied health training programs (early 1930s) and the Graduate College (1942), UNMC not only expanded to meet the needs of future health professionals but also consolidated several of its colleges into an Omaha campus destined to sustain its growth.

Expansion includes College of Nursing brick-and-mortar sites in Omaha, Lincoln, Kearney, Scottsbluff and Norfolk, Nebraska. They were built to advance nursing care and address predicted critical shortages of nurses and nursing faculty.

In 2006, UNMC formed its newest college: The College of Public Health. Its state-of-the-art building -- named the Harold M. and Beverly Maurer Center for Public Health -- opened in 2011.

UNMC is the professional and scientific home of determined, brilliant researchers who work at the forefront of fields such as transplant medicine, cancer, neurodevelopment and genomics.

With collaboration from a highly engaged community of skilled professionals and access to world-class facilities, UNMC researchers identify and focus on critical questions that lead to new knowledge and, in the long term, life-changing therapies. Breakthroughs like stem cell transplantation to treat cancer have proven critical to Nebraska, the nation and the world.

Research

UNMC is the professional and scientific home of determined, brilliant researchers who work at the forefront of fields such as transplant medicine, cancer, neurodevelopment and genomics.

With collaboration from a highly engaged community of skilled professionals and access to world-class facilities, UNMC researchers identify and focus on critical questions that lead to new knowledge and, in the long term, life-changing therapies. Breakthroughs like stem cell transplantation to treat cancer have proven critical to Nebraska, the nation and the world.

Master's Programmes

Services

It is the intention of UNMC StudentNursing exam Health to provide knowledge of, and take precautions to prevent, communicable diseases for students preparing to enter the healthcare profession. In this effort, UNMC Student Health, along with The Nebraska Medical Center's Healthcare Epidemiology Department, has put an immunization policy in place which adheres to the recommended guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for healthcare workers.

Student Life

The University of Nebraska Medical Center's main campus is in Omaha, located at 42nd and Dewey Streets. Student enrollment includes nearly 3,700 students.Nearly 10,000 students, employees, staff and faculty are located in the area of 10 square blocks that make up the campus. This area includes classrooms, labs, outpatient care, the Lied Transplant Center, Munroe-Meyer Institute and other university facilities, including the new Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute and the future site of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Institute. Two hospital towers – University Tower and Clarkson Tower– also are located on campus. They are operated by our primary clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine.

Accreditation

After its last site visit, the Higher Learning Commission recommended 10 years of reaccreditation (2016 - 2017) for the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The Higher Learning Commission accredits UNMC as a whole, and HLC accreditation complements our many accreditations by specialized accrediting bodies.

The Higher Learning Commission also recommended approval for UNMC's request to expand distance education degree and degree completion programs. Read about the team's exit report.

Omaha, Nebraska, United States

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