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

Academic Medical Center
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Academisch Medisch Centrum Amsterdam
Location Bijlmer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Coordinates 52°17′40″N 4°57′27″E / 52.29444°N 4.95750°E / 52.29444; 4.95750Coordinates: 52°17′40″N 4°57′27″E / 52.29444°N 4.95750°E / 52.29444; 4.95750
Funding Government hospital
Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university University of Amsterdam
Emergency department Yes, Level I trauma center
Beds 1002 (2011)[1]
Founded 1983
Lists Hospitals in The Netherlands

It is one of the largest and leading hospitals of The Netherlands, 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.[2]

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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