This 800-bed tertiary care hospital treats virtually every conceivable aspect of modern medicine and serves as a national referral center for complex and challenging medical cases. With over 130 departments and clinics, Hadassah Ein Kerem provides Israel's most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services for the local and national population and a significant number of international patients.
Opened in 1961, the extensive campus of the Hadassah University Hospital-Ein Kerem has over 28 buildings, with specialty services in the Sharett Institute of Oncology, Department of Hematology and Sidney Weiser Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cancer Immunobiology; the Charlotte R. Bloomberg Mother and Child Center; the Judy and Sidney Swartz Center for Emergency Medicine which houses Jerusalem's only Level 1-A Trauma Unit, and the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower, a 19-story inpatient facility.
Some departments, such as the Department of Neurosurgery, are the only facilities of their kind in the Jerusalem area; other specialty centers, such as the Patricia and Russell Fleischman Center for Women's Health and the Marlene Greenebaum Multidisciplinary Breast Center, the Center for Brain Diseases and the Heart Institute are unique in Israel.
The outstanding research facilities include the Hadassah Clinical Research Center, the Goldyne Savad Institute for Gene Therapy, the Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Center, Israel's only hospital-based cyclotron, and a world class GMP laboratory.
Hadassah University Medical Center is Israel's only academic medical institution that combines teaching and training on one campus. Together with the Hebrew University, Hadassah provides outstanding education and clinical experience through its schools of medicine, nursing, dental medicine, public health and occupational therapy and enjoys a synergistic relationship in many aspects of medical research, among them Hadassah Medical Center-Hebrew University Biotechnology Park.