Academic Medical Centre

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Academic Medical Centre

A health care facility that is often linked to a medical school and/or university complex and closely affiliated with or part of a degree-granting university. There are 120 to 380 academic medical centers in the US, depending on one’s definition.
Mission Teaching of medical students and physicians in training; research; tertiary patient care.
Additional components, AMCs Schools for other health professions—nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, and allied health professions—and other clinical entities—faculty group practices, community health centres, nursing homes and, increasingly, community-based networks of practitioners.
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The Institute is part of Mount Sinai Hospital, an internationally recognized academic health centre affiliated with the University of Toronto.
Paying doctors: impact of a change in remuneration method at a Canadian academic health centre.
Medical charts of all patients who underwent elective surgery at one Canadian academic health centre between 1992 and 1999 were reviewed.
Mr Lee said the company was pleased to be conducting the trial at the CUHSC -- a world-class, academic health centre attracting more than US $200 million annually in research and training grants -- because it would allow Progen to enhance its relationships with United States regulatory, scientific and medical communities.
The Institute is part of Mount Sinai Hospital, an internationally recognized 440-bed acute care academic health centre affiliated with the University of Toronto.
Academic Health Centres are also planned for the University of Birmingham and Keele University in Staffordshire.
North American Research Conference on Complementary and Integrative Medicine--Consortium of Academic Health Centres for Integrative Medicine

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