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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