UW Health University Hospital is a 505-bed academic regional referral center with 125 outpatient clinics, located on the western edge of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's campus in Madison, Wisconsin. It is an American College of Surgeons designated Level I adult and pediatric trauma center, one of only two in Wisconsin. UW Health University Hospital has seven intensive care units. UW Health University Hospital was ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the 17th best hospital in the United States and the #1 hospital in Wisconsin in the publication's 2019-2020 Best Hospitals Honor Roll, earning national rankings in 12 adult and 4 pediatric specialties. Additionally, UW Health University Hospital was ranked as the 14th best hospital in the United States and among the top 100 hospitals in the world by Newsweek in 2019.
UW Health describes itself as "the integrated health system of the University of Wisconsin–Madison." It is the primary teaching affiliate of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. It is also the primary teaching affiliate of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's School of Nursing and School of Pharmacy, and is a teaching affiliate of Edgewood College's Henry Predolin School of Nursing.
UW Health University Hospital is home to the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, one of 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers. UW Health also operates the American Family Children's Hospital, a 110-bed pediatric hospital located adjacent to University Hospital, as well as UW Health at the American Center, a 56-bed hospital and emergency room located on the Northeast Side of Madison. Additionally, UW Health operates a network of outpatient clinics at over 80 sites throughout southern and central Wisconsin and northern Illinois, and has partnerships with UnityPoint Meriter Hospital in Madison, Beloit Hospital in Beloit, Wisconsin, and Swedish American Hospital in Rockford, Illinois. UW Health also has an affiliated insurance company, Quartz Health Solutions, Inc., operated in partnership with UnityPoint Health and Gundersen Health System.