Facility and Resources

UNMC, and its hospital partner, Nebraska Medicine, are home to the NCI-Designated Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation, Lied Transplant Center, Michael F. Sorrell Center for Health Science Education and Nebraska Public Health Laboratory, which will provide enhanced experiences in molecular diagnostics.

Being part of such a growing and innovative campus, we can offer our house officers with state-of-the-art facilities and resources. In our department alone, we have twenty-three primary research laboratories, lead ten shared resource cores across campus, and direct two University of Nebraska-designated research centers. In addition to the departmental library, the McGoogan Health Sciences Library on campus has over 175,000 books and 2,400 journals. These facilities and resources are available for all of our fellows to provide them with a varied and extensive training experience.

Omaha is a metropolitan center of more than 900,000 people that is strategically located within a day's drive to the Rocky Mountains, Minneapolis, Kansas City, St. Louis, and Chicago. It has been ranked highly in livability with its affordable housing and excellent school systems, as well as several institutions of higher education. In Omaha you can enjoy world-class theatre, symphony, opera, sports, concerts, art galleries, museums, dining, shopping, and more. Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has been ranked first in the nation.