The UNC Health Care System is a not-for-profit integrated health
care system, owned by the State of North Carolina and based in Chapel
Hill. It exists to further the teaching mission of the University of
North Carolina and to provide state-of-the-art patient care.
UNC Health Care is closely aligned with the UNC School of Medicine, a premiere public medical school, ranked
2nd in U.S. News & World Report for primary care and 21st as a
research institution. Oliver Smithies, a 2008 Nobel Laureate, is one of
our 1,400 full- and part-time faculty, and our 730 students are among
the brightest in the nation.
The UNC Health Care System includes
N.C. Memorial Hospital, N.C. Women's Hospital, N.C. Children's
Hospital, N.C. Neurosciences Hospital, and the N.C. Cancer Hospital. Rex
Healthcare in Raleigh, Chatham Hospital in Siler City, and Pardee
Hospital in Hendersonville, are also part of the UNC Health Care System.
UNC Health Care shares UNC-Chapel Hill's historic and beautiful
campus with the Old Well, the Bell Tower and four other schools of the