Academic Medical Center

For the concept please see academic medical center.

Academic Medical Center
Academisch Medisch Centrum Amsterdam
LocationBijlmer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Coordinates52°17′40″N 4°57′27″E
FundingGovernment hospital
Hospital typeTeaching
Affiliated universityUniversity of Amsterdam
Emergency departmentYes, Level I trauma center
Beds1002 (2011)[1]
ListsHospitals in The Netherlands

The Academic Medical Center (Dutch: Academisch Medisch Centrum), or AMC, is the university hospital affiliated with the Universiteit van Amsterdam (University of Amsterdam).

It is one of the largest and leading hospitals of the Netherlands [2], located in the Bijlmer neighborhood in the most south-eastern part of the city. AMC consistently ranks among the top 50 medical schools in the world.[3]

The AMC has an intensive cooperation with the other university hospital of Amsterdam, the VU University Medical Center (VUmc), which is affiliated with the VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam's other university.

Tertiary care departments include advanced trauma care, pediatric and neonatal intensive care, cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, infectious diseases and other departments.

Special units include:

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Neonatal and pediatric surgery and intensive care
  • Pediatric oncology
  • Level I trauma center


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