Pulmonary/Critical Care service at Grady ranked No. 8 in UHC institutions

Left to right -Seema Tekwani, MD; Eric Honig; Greg Martin, MD, MSc, Jenny Han, MD, MSc; and Annette Esper, MD, MSc

The Pulmonary/Critical Care service at Grady Memorial Hospital was ranked No. 8 out of 122 University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) institutions in the second quarter 2015. Many of the physicians who practice at Grady Memorial Hospital are Emory University Department of Medicine faculty members.

The UHC is a national organization comprised of most of the nation’s leading academic medical centers. Academic medical centers typically treat America’s sickest, most complex patient cases, and a disproportionate number of patients who are uninsured, underinsured or indigent. Additionally, Emory’s hospitals, like many other academic medical institutions, are centers for cutting-edge scientific research and biomedical innovation and training, leading the way for tomorrow’s treatments and cures.

Formed in 1984, UHC is an alliance of 117 academic medical centers and 310 of their affiliated hospitals, all focused on delivering world-class patient care, representing a majority of the nation’s academic medical centers.

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Emory Department of Medicine
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The Emory University Department of Medicine, within the Emory University School of Medicine, is steeped in a rich tradition of excellence. Through the work of its nine divisions and numerous centers and institutes, the department has pioneered discoveries in medicine, education, scientific and clinical investigation, and clinical care. Emory University School of Medicine’s medical school, residency, transitional-year, and fellowship programs offer students the latest knowledge in treatment practices, scientific theories, research, and patient care.

The Emory University Department of Medicine is a component of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University, which includes the Emory schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health; Yerkes National Primate Research Center; Winship Cancer Institute; and Emory Healthcare.

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