USA Health is Transforming Medicine™ along the Gulf Coast.
Beginning with the founding of the USA College of Medicine in 1973, USA Health stands as the only academic medical center along the upper Gulf Coast. It provides excellent health care to the region's diverse population at USA University Hospital and the renowned USA Children's & Women's hospital, one of only five freestanding hospitals in the country dedicated to the health care of children and women. Continuous research and technological advancements keep USA Mitchell Cancer Institute at the forefront of cancer treatment and outcomes. The health system employs 3,900 clinical and nonclinical staff members, including some 180 academic physicians who serve dual roles treating patients and teaching the next generation of medical doctors.