About Shands Jacksonville
Shands Jacksonville, an academic medical center serving the residents of Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, enables residents to develop a high level of clinical competency because of its broad and diverse patient population. Residents have the unique opportunity to care not only for a large private population, but also for the city's medically underserved citizens. This provides a balanced mix of managed care and private tertiary referred patients, as well as those who are uninsured.
Shands Jacksonville, is an innovative health care provider in Northeast Florida, and part of the premier Shands HealthCare system. The mission at Shands Jacksonville is to heal, to comfort and to educate, while remaining dedicated to improving life through innovations in health care. Our commitment is to provide constant attention to the needs of our patients, community and each other.
Regarded as an excellent medical education and research institution, Shands Jacksonville is a major affiliate of the University of Florida Health Science Center and is the designated regional campus of the University of Florida College of Medicine. The Colleges of Pharmacy and Nursing have a strong educational and clinical presence as well. Benefits from this association are substantial. Research, advances in technology and modern facilities have enhanced Shands Jacksonville's position as a premier healthcare and educational institution.
See for yourself what makes Shands Jacksonville a premier teaching hospital.