University Hospital is ranked #3 in Georgia by US News, is a Magnate designated hospital and has been the Consumers Hospital of Choice 18 years in a row. In February 2017, construction began on a state-of-the-art 72 bed Emergency Department. The new construction features a pod design, Pediatric ER, Minor Treatment Area and Psychiatric safe holding area.
• Annual Patient Volume: 84,000
• ED Beds: 72
• Admission Rate: 21%
• Documentation: EPIC
• Physician Daily Coverage: 61 hours
• APC Daily Coverage: 44 hours
• Hospital Beds: 581
• ABEM certification (or eligibility) required
Augusta, GA is known for being home to the Master’s Golf Tournament and the 2nd largest city in Georgia. A quintessential southern town and golfer’s paradise, Augusta residents enjoy a close knit community with great schools and a mild climate year-round. Attractions include, Clarks Hill Lake for boating and fishing, Augusta canal (kayaking, paddle boarding, bike and jogging paths), Imperial Theatre, Equestrian activities in Aiken and its most well-known event, The Masters Golf Tournament. Weekend trips are an easy three hour drive to the beach or the mountains.