MU Health Care

About MU Health Care

As a premier academic health system, MU Health Care is home to groundbreaking research that has made us an international health care destination. From three new, FDA-approved cancer treatments to a biological treatment for joint pain, MU Health Care doctors, nurses and health care professionals offer leading-edge care in state-of-the-art facilities. With a commitment to improving access to care for the community and beyond, MU Health Care has seen unprecedented growth and expansion over the past several years.

MU Health Care is comprised of six hospitals and over 60 specialty clinics, including:

• University Hospital, our flagship hospital which also includes the Frank L. Mitchell Jr., MD Trauma Center: a nationally accredited Cycle II Chest Pain Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center and the George D. Peak Memorial Burn and Wound Center.

• Children's Hospital, mid-Missouri’s only children’s hospital and home to the region’s largest pediatric team.

• Women's Hospital, Missouri's only hospital dedicated to women’ health.

• Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, Missouri's only state-designated cancer center.

• Missouri Orthopaedic Institute, the largest freestanding orthopaedic center in mid-Missouri.

• Missouri Psychiatric Center, offering inpatient behavioral health treatment services for adults, adolescents and children.

MU Health Care at a glance:
• Level 1 Trauma Center
• Leading academic health system
• Full benefits starting day one of employment
• 75% discount on tuition for continuing education
• Highly competitive pay
• One of the largest employers in the region

MU Health Care is located in Columbia, Missouri, which has been rated:
• #1 Best-Performing Small City (Milken Institute)
• #3 Best College Town to Live In, Even If You’re Not a Student (
• #3 Best Small City for Job Growth (Forbes)
• #5 Least-Stressed City in America (
• #6 in Education (Forbes)
• #6 Best Small City for Educated Millennials (
• #6 Best Small Places for Business and Careers (Forbes)
• One of Top 25 Places to Retire (Forbes)



May 2017 Columbia, MO
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