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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston ranks as one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. The institution’s sole mission is to end cancer for patients and their families around the world. MD Anderson is one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). MD Anderson is ranked No.1 for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” survey. It has ranked as one of the nation’s top two hospitals for cancer care since the survey began in 1990, and has ranked first 14 times in the last 17 years. MD Anderson receives a cancer center support grant from the NCI of the National Institutes of Health (P30 CA016672).
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), through its own research and the distribution of grants, seeks to understand disease inside and out. Part of the US Department of Health and Human Services, NIH is the government's main medical research entity. It comprises 27 institutes and centers covering every medical discipline, from general medical sciences to alternative therapies. The organization has some 6,000 scientists of its own and gives out at least 50,000 grants to researchers at more than 3,000 universities, hospitals, and research labs in all 50 states. Among its vast array of projects, NIH has supported efforts to develop an AIDS vaccine, map human genetic variation, and study avian flu.
Founded in 1876 with a $7 million bequest from its namesake, The Johns Hopkins University established its reputation from the beginning by molding itself in the image of a European research institution. While renowned for its School of Medicine, the private university offers 50 majors and 40 minors spanning fields of study including arts and sciences, business, and international studies. 2010 fall enrollment was just about 7,000 students. Johns Hopkins, has about a half-dozen campuses in Maryland and Washington, DC, as well as international facilities in China and Italy. The student-teacher ratio is 12:1. The affiliated Johns Hopkins Health System provides health care from its three Baltimore-area hospitals.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is a comprehensive healthcare facility dedicated to patient care, research, and biomedical education. Its reputation for excellence in each of these areas has made Vanderbilt a major patient referral center for the Mid-South. Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the Southeast choose Vanderbilt for their health care needs, not only because of its excellence in medical science, but also because the faculty and staff are dedicated to treating patients with dignity and compassion.
Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Cleveland Clinic is ranked as the nation’s No. 2 healthcare system by U.S. News & World Report – the best care for our patients starts with Cleveland Clinic.
Baylor Scott & White Health is the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in the state of Texas. With total assets of $10.8 billion*, Baylor Scott & White Health has the vision and resources to provide its patients and members continued quality care while creating a model system for a dramatically changing healthcare environment. Baylor Scott & White Health includes 50 hospitals, 5,397 licensed beds, more than 1,000 patient care sites, close to 7,800 affiliated physicians, 49,000 employees, $9.1B total net operating revenue* and the Baylor Scott & White Health Plan. A sampling of our health system includes: • 6.6+ million patient encounters annually • 187 satellite outpatient facilities • 178 primary care clinics • 208,789 hospital admissions • 25 ambulatory surgery centers • 50 owned, operated, affiliated and joint-ventured hospitals • 507 specialty, subspecialty and multi-specialty clinics • 240,000 Scott & White Health Plan members
When it comes to your health, the quality of your hospital and doctors matter. Ranked #1 Hospital in New York and #3 Best Hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, NYU Langone’s culture is rooted in excellence in patient care, education, and research. Culture matters. Outcomes matter. This is why we consistently deliver the highest quality care at our 300+ practices and five hospitals throughout the New York metro area and Florida. #TheBestOutcomes More: Ranked #2 Best Medical School and #3 Best Hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history since 1841. Also part of NYU Langone Health, the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center is a National Cancer Institute–designated comprehensive cancer center. With more than 75 divisions of specialty care including comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs for every stage of life, a multifaceted Research and Academic Center and the NYU Long Island School of Medicine focused on primary care, NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island joined NYU Langone Health as of August 1, 2019. At NYU Langone Hospitals, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, NYU Long Island School of Medicine and NYU Langone Health (collectively referred to as “NYU Langone”), the core value of diversity is fundamental to our mission to SERVE, to TEACH and to DISCOVER. We celebrate the inclusive excellence that is found in the contribution of the diverse identities, communities and roles that make us a world-class institution in patient care, education and research (“tripartite missions”). We strive to be a place where our exceptionally talented faculty, staff and students can thrive. For more information, go to nyulangone.org, and interact with us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Indeed, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.
Washington University in St. Louis is the gateway to higher education for more than 13,000 students. Founded in 1853, the independent university offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in more than 300 academic programs and has about 3,300 faculty members. It offers approximately 1,900 courses in fields such as arts and sciences, business, design and visual arts, engineering, law, medicine, and social work. The university, which has multiple campuses in and near the city of St. Louis, also offers associate degree and continuing education programs. The affiliated Washington University Medical Center is an acute-care hospital that also provides educational training and research services.
IQVIA (NYSE:IQV) is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry dedicated to delivering actionable insights. Learn more at jobs.iqvia.com.
Labcorp is a leading global life sciences company with a mission to improve health and improve lives. Combining world-class diagnostic solutions with its drug development business, our cutting-edge technologies, unparalleled data, and growing menu of standard and highly-specialized tests not only inform and empower patients and providers but help medical, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies transform ideas into innovations. Labcorp’s more than 70,000 employees are pursuing critical advances in science and changing the delivery of healthcare while advancing essential vaccines, cancer-fighting breakthroughs, and life-changing treatments for rare diseases.