UC Health, Cincinnati Children's named top hospitals nationally
The excellence of UC Health's University Hospital and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, a close partner of UC Health, were recognized in the latest ratings of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. The publication considered nearly 5,000 hospitals and ranked only 140 in one or more specialties.
University Hospital's ear, nose and throat program received the highest ratings for the 2nd straight year, and its pulmonology program was newly ranked for 2011-12. University Hospital was also hailed as "high performing" in 10 various areas of medical care, while Cincinnati Children's received numerous Top 10 rankings.
Top black studies group moves HQ to UC
When the world's premier black studies organization looked to relocate its headquarters to the most practical site, it chose the University of Cincinnati. Established in 1975, the National Council for Black Studies has a commitment to put theory into practice, with a guiding philosophy that education should engender both academic excellence and social responsibility.
"It will bring prestige and status to UC, and it will really help the city as they use their organizationâ€™s resources to improve life chances and life experiences of the people of Cincinnati," said Terry Kershaw, the head of McMicken College of Arts & Sciencesâ€™ Department of Africana Studies, where the center will be located starting this summer.