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About Us

A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond.

As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska.

Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges and two institutes, serving more than 3,600 students in more than two dozen programs. Our primary care program was recently ranked sixth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our rural medicine program was ranked ninth. Our physician assistant program tied for 16th. The university’s  physical therapy, pharmacy and nursing master's programs continue to be ranked among the top in the country.