University of Iowa Health Care
  • Iowa City, IA, USA

Changing Medicine. Changing Lives


Welcome to UI Health Care

One of the nation’s leading academic medical centers and only comprehensive academic medical center in Iowa.

University of Iowa Health Care (UI Health Care) represents the integrated health-care enterprise of the University of Iowa, which includes:

UI Health Care is committed to excellence in:


Through its mission, UI Health Care trains the next generation of leaders in patient care, medical research, and education.


Our research has led to some of the most important discoveries in treatments for cancer, heart attack, stroke, eye diseases, hearing loss, genetic diseases, birth defects, and many other conditions. 


Patient Care and Services

Comprehensive multidisciplinary care is a hallmark of an academic medical center. The full spectrum of specialty and subspecialty care draws patients from Iowa, the region, and around the world.

We are committed to providing patient-focused care—available to every person, around the clock—in an environment devoted to innovative care, excellent service, and exceptional outcomes. UI Hospitals & Clinics and UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital together deliver quality care in collaboration with University of Iowa Physicians, the state's largest multi-specialty medical and surgical group practice composed of faculty physicians of UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. These partners work together as University of Iowa Health Care, to provide patient care, conduct biomedical research, and train the next generation of health professionals.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Forbes Magazine ranked UI Health Care on its 2020 list of “Best Employers for Diversity.” UI Health Care is No. 47 nationwide and No. 10 in its Healthcare & Social category.
  • Forbes Magazine named University of Iowa Health Care as the No. 7 employer in the health care industry category and in the top 50 in all industries (2018). Forbes also places UI Health Care in the top 25 in the health care industry for its Best Employers for Women ranking (2018). 
  • UI Hospitals & Clinics was the first hospital in Iowa to be designated a Magnet Hospital (2004) by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the first hospital in Iowa to be re-designated three times (2008, 2013 and 2018).