Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center (also commonly referred to as UCLA Medical Center, "RRMC" or "Ronald Reagan") is a hospital located on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles, in Westwood, Los Angeles, California, United States. It is currently ranked the 3rd best hospital in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, and 1st on the West Coast.[2] The hospital provides tertiary care to Los Angeles and the surrounding communities.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Health
Location757 Westwood Plaza, Westwood, Los Angeles, California, US
Coordinates34°3′59″N 118°26′46″W
Care systemPrivate, Medicaid, Medicare
Affiliated universityUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Emergency departmentLevel I Trauma Center

UCLA Medical Center has research centers covering nearly all major specialties of medicine and nursing as well as dentistry and is the primary teaching hospital for the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the UCLA School of Nursing. The hospital's emergency department is a certified level I trauma center for both adult and pediatric patients.[3] Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is a constituent part of UCLA Health, a comprehensive consortium of research hospitals and medical institutes affiliated with UCLA, including Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, and UCLA Medical Group.

Collectively, the hospitals and specialty-care facilities of the UCLA Health system make it among the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in the United States. The hospital has been ranked in the top twenty in 15 of the 16 medical specialties ranked by the US News ranking. Ten of those specialties were ranked in the top ten. In 2005, the American Nurses Credentialing Center granted the medical center "Magnet" status.[4]

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