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Life-Changing, Life-Saving Education

For students in medicine, dentistry, allied health sciences, nursing and pharmacy at Augusta University, the curriculum extends far beyond the classroom as students hone their skills and deploy techniques through direct patient care interactions.

Students in the Medical College of Georgia, the Dental College of Georgia, and the colleges of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences have the opportunity to experience life-changing learning by delivering life-saving care inside the walls of Augusta University Medical Center, the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, the Dental College of Georgia, Roosevelt Warms Springs Rehabilitation and Specialty Hospitals and the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home. Students may also participate in cutting-edge research to advance the future of treatments and care. This combination of clinical practice, education and research are unique to Augusta University and the only 120 academic health centers nationwide.

What We Offer

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As a designated center of medical, dental, and health sciences excellence, we prepare the next generation of medical researchers and health care providers.

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College of Nursing

Students learn the latest innovations in health care and advances in nursing science at the region's only academic health center while improving community health and increasing access to care.

 
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College of Allied Health

The therapists, technicians, administrators, managers and assistants who train in the College of Allied Health Sciences are the backbone of our nation’s health care workforce.

 
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Dental College of Georgia

DCG, the state’s only dental college, provides a high-quality education and patient care with all specialties under one roof. Our students, residents, and faculty provide patient care to nearly 50,000 patients each year from across Georgia and the Southeast.

 
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Medical College of Georgia

The diverse educational patient care opportunities through the state’s only public medical school, include more than 350 urban and rural sites across Georgia.

 
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Clinical Trials

Research is essential to improve health outcomes and advance medical treatment for diseases. Be part of a healthier tomorrow by participating in research studies.

 
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UGA College of Pharmacy at AU

Pharmacy students receive clinical training at Augusta University Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Georgia, the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home, and through community service activities.

 
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Augusta University Health

Our academic health center features 478-beds, more than 80 outpatient practice sites, a Critical Care Center, and a 13-county regional Level I trauma center.

 
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Children’s Hospital of Georgia

Designed just for children, our hospital combines a theme of nature and technology to create a safe haven for children and their families. It has 154 beds, including the region's only Level IV NICU.

 
 

HEALTH FOCUSED

Academic Health Center Advantage

Augusta University Health's primary missions are patient care, education and research. This means we bring world-class clinicians, pioneering research, and the latest technologies and breakthroughs to the region.

Academic health centers teach tomorrow’s health care professionals, and the only way to do this is to stay on top of the latest treatments and tools. In turn, the providers are challenged by this culture of continuous learning. This benefits patients by leading to better care and health outcomes.

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ADVANCING HEALTHCARE

Health Related News

See how the latest in research, innovation and education work together to advance healthcare.

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Great American Smokeout: Learn the dangers of tobacco use and get help quitting with the Georgia Cancer Center

Through programs and events like the year-round Tobacco Cessation Program and the annual Great American Smokeout on Nov. 18, the Georgia Cancer Center is here to help tobacco users quit for life.

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National Nurse Practitioners Week celebrates those ‘Going the Extra Mile’

Nurse practitioners assess patients, order and interpret tests, make diagnoses and provide treatment, including prescribing medications.

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Craniofacial association’s Hope Campaign spotlights Augusta University nurse practitioner

“ACPA helped us prepare for Reid’s birth. Now I share those same resources with my patients.”

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Employee flu vaccine kickoff scheduled for Oct. 19

The employee flu vaccination kickoff will begin at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 19 in the lobby of Professional Building I.