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Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood provides internationally recognized patient care in nearly every medical specialty to more than 300,000 people each year from Los Angeles and around the world. Founded in 1955 as the primary teaching hospital for the UCLA School of Medicine (now the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA), the non-profit and self-supporting medical center is operated by the University of California Board of Regents. The new state-of-the-art hospital has 520 large, private patient rooms and employs 1,500 full-time physicians and more than 2,500 support staff. The facility is one of the first total replacement hospitals built to meet to California’s latest seismic safety standards.
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According to U.S.News and World Report's America's Best Hospital Honor Roll, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center ranks as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and, for 23 consecutive years, as the best hospital in the western United States. UCLA's nationally recognized programs based in Westwood and in Santa Monica have been ranked among the top 20 in 14 of the 16 medical specialties. Twelve of those specialties were ranked in the top 10.
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center has earned Magnet Status for Nursing Excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Through the Magnet Recognition Program, organizations are evaluated based compliance with specific quality indicators and standards of nursing practice, which include maintaining appropriate nurse staffing ratios, involving nurses in decision-making processes and supporting continuing education and competence for nurses.