1600 S. Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
Broward Health is one of the largest public healthcare systems in the nation. Providing care throughout the greater Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area since 1938, the not-for-profit health system offers a fullspectrum of healthcare services. The system has 1,529 licensed beds, nearly 2,000 credentialed physicians and 8,237 employees.
Broward Health encompasses more than 30 healthcare facilities, including Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, Broward Health Coral Springs, Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston, Broward Health Physician Group, Gold Coast Home Health and Hospice, Community Health Services, Broward Health International and the Broward Health Foundation. The system is a medical safety net for Broward County residents, offering advanced inpatient,
outpatient, and community-based health services. Broward Health’s two trauma centers, Level I and Level II, provide care for more than 3,400 trauma patients annually.
The governing body for Broward Health is the North Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners. The board is made up of seven members (five district representatives and two at-large members) appointed by the Governor.
The mission of Broward Health is to provide quality health care to the people we serve and support the needs of all physicians and employees.
Jackson Health System
1611 N.W. 12th Avenue
West Wing Building, Suite 117
Miami, Florida 33136-1005
Jackson Health System, an integrated health delivery system, consists of its centerpiece, Jackson Memorial Hospital; multiple primary care and specialty care centers; a variety of school-based clinics, two long-term care nursing facilities; Holtz Children’s Hospital; Jackson Rehabilitation Hospital; Jackson North Medical Center; and Jackson South Community Hospital.
Governed by the Public Health Trust, a dedicated team of citizen volunteers acting on behalf of the Miami- Dade Board of County Commissioners, Jackson Health System ensures that all residents of Miami-Dade County receive a single high standard of care, regardless of their ability to pay.
Opened in 1918, Jackson Memorial Hospital is an accredited, tax-assisted, tertiary teaching hospital with more than 1,500 licensed beds. In conjunction with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine faculty, Jackson Memorial provides a wide range of patient services, educational programs, a clinical setting for research activities and a number of health-related community services.
Mount Sinai Medical Center
4300 Alton Road
Warner Bldg., 5th Floor
Miami Beach, Florida 33140-2849
Founded in 1949, Mount Sinai Medical Center is a regional referral center dedicated to offering worldclass, high quality care. With more than 3,000 employees, 657 physicians and 672 licensed beds, Mount Sinai is South Florida’s largest private, independent, not-for-profit teaching hospital. Mount Sinai is the only hospital on Miami Beach, and it is the city’s largest employer.
Mount Sinai’s dedication to education and research has improved patient care throughout Florida. Its Centers of Excellence combine compassionate, clinical care with advanced science and innovation. The Mount Sinai Heart Institute, a partnership with New York’s Columbia University, is the most active cardiac program in the region. The Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only cancer center in Florida to receive the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) three consecutive times, and the only cancer center in South Florida participating in the National Cancer Institute’s Adult Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP). The Mount Sinai Wien Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders is the largest statutorily designated memory disorder clinic, and serves as administrator of the State of Florida Brain Bank program.
Mount Sinai is also the only critical care and medical management facility on the barrier islands of Miami-Dade County. Mount Sinai provides more than 60,000 emergency care visits annually and maintains a Comprehensive Stroke Center designation, accreditation as a Chest Pain Center, a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the leading heart attack survival rate in Florida.
With satellite centers in Key Biscayne, Hialeah and Coral Gables, as well as a diagnostic center, cancer center and the region’s only freestanding emergency department in Aventura, Mount Sinai provides convenient access to quality medical care and services throughout Miami-Dade.
1414 Kuhl Avenue MP4
Orlando, Florida 32806-2093
Orlando Health is one of Florida’s most comprehensive private, not-for-profit healthcare organizations. Since 1918, Orlando Health has been a part of the greater Orlando community growing from a single hospital into an award winning family of facilities serving over 1.8 million residents and over 50 million visitors of Central Florida annually. The community-based family of facilities includes the region’s only adult and pediatric Level One Trauma Center which consistently ranks among the busiest in the state. Its facilities, advanced medical treatments and procedures, highly qualified staff and culture of caring have distinguished Orlando Health as a healthcare leader for Central Florida.
With more than 16,000 team members and 2,000 physician partners, Orlando Health has a $4.5 billion financial impact in Central Florida. Its 1,900-bed system includes Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, the Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies, MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando, Orlando Regional Medical Center, Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, South Seminole Hospital and Health Central Hospital.
Orlando Health also includes the Orlando Health Foundation, the MD Anderson Cancer Research Institute, a graduate medical education program and the Orlando Health Visiting Nurse Association. In addition, Orlando Health has partial ownership in both South Lake Hospital and St. Cloud Regional Medical Center.
UF Health Shands Hospital
1515 SW Archer Rd.
Suite 23C1, Room 2319
Gainesville, Florida 32608
Shands at the University of Florida is a private, not-for-profit organization and part of UF&Shands, the UF Academic Health Center.
Located in Gainesville, Shands at UF is the state’s leading medical referral center and one of the Southeast’s premier teaching hospitals. Patients come to Shands at UF from all 67 Florida counties and from throughout the region, nation and a dozen countries each year.
Approximately 900 UF College of Medicine faculty and community physicians practice in more than 100 areas of specialty care. Areas of excellence include cancer, cardiovascular, neurology and neurosurgery, pediatric and transplant services.
With 852 licensed beds, Shands at UF includes Shands Cancer Hospital, Shands Hospital for Children, Shands Pediatric E.R., and Shands Critical Care Center, which includes a Level I trauma center and a Chest Pain E.R. The medical center also features a Level III neonatal intensive care unit and one of the state’s four regional burn centers. Shands at UF also operates the health system’s two specialty hospitals, Shands Rehab Hospital (40 beds) and Shands Vista behavioral health (81 beds), also located in Gainesville.
Shands is affiliated with UF Physicians, with more than 40 outpatient primary care and specialty care physician practices throughout the surrounding area.
UF Health Jacksonville
1st Floor, 655 W. 8th Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32209-6597
Shands Jacksonville Medical Center is a private, not-for-profit hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center serving residents in Northeast Florida – including Duval, Clay, Baker, Nassau and St. Johns counties – as well as residents in Southeast Georgia. Approximately 400 UF College of Medicine faculty physicians offer nearly 100 specialty services. Areas of excellence include orthopaedic oncology, interventional cardiology, neurology and neurosurgery, interventional radiology and minimally invasive surgery.
Shands Jacksonville is also home to one of the busiest Level I Trauma Centers in the nation, serving more than 4,000 patients a year. It offers a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and operates one of three Florida-based Poison Information Centers. Located on the Shands Jacksonville campus, the UF Proton Therapy Institute offer patients the world’s most advanced forms of external-beam radiation in one setting using the latest conventional radiation equipment and proton beam. Plans are underway to build a 110-
bed, full-service community hospital in north Jacksonville, an area that has grown 50 percent faster than the rest of Duval County in the past decade. As the population continues to rise, so does the need for a hospital to serve this growing area. Shands Jacksonville North will provide greater access to more health care services for these residents, as well as those living in surrounding communities.
Tampa General Hospital
Executive Offices, Suite A109, 1 Tampa General Circle, Tampa, Florida 33606
Tampa General Hospital is a private, not-for-profit hospital and one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in West Central Florida, serving a dozen counties with a population in excess of four million. As one of the largest hospitals in Florida, Tampa General is licensed for 988 beds, and with over 6,000 employees, is one of the region’s largest employers.
Tampa General has been affiliated with the University of South Florida College of Medicine since the school was created in the early 1970s. Some 290 residents are assigned to the hospital for specialty training in areas ranging from general internal medicine to neurosurgery. In addition, USF medical students, nurses and physical therapy students receive part of their training at the hospital.
Tampa General is the area’s only Level 1 trauma center and one of just four burn centers in Florida. The hospital is home to one of the leading organ transplant centers in the country, having performed more than 6,000 adult solid organ transplants, and also operates a comprehensive stroke center and 32-bed Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit.