The most comprehensive care in southeast Georgia.
About Memorial Health
Our mission: With compassion, we heal, teach, and discover.
Our vision: We will be the healthcare system of choice by demonstrating excellence in everything we do.
Our values: Safety, trust, respect, world-class, enjoyment, and my Memorial.
Memorial Health University Medical Center (MHUMC) is a nonprofit, 612-bed hospital in Savannah, Georgia. We opened our doors in 1955 and have evolved into the most advanced healthcare provider in the region. We are a regional referral center for heart care, cancer care, trauma care, children's care, high-risk pregnancies, and high-risk newborn care. Our hospital includes the region's only Level 1 trauma center, the region's only children's hospital, and the Savannah campus of Mercer University School of Medicine.
Memorial Health serves 35 counties across southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina. In addition to MHUMC, our system includes primary and specialty care doctors, business services, and NurseOne, our 24-hour call center. We also have a major medical education program that trains residents in diagnostic radiology, family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, and surgery.
Memorial Health University Medical Center has earned local, regional, and national honors. At MHUMC, we are not content with business as usual. Our goal is to create a new standard for excellence that will not only serve our current patients, but also change the future of medicine.
Founded in 1733 by General James Edward Oglethorpe, Savannah, Georgia, has a fascinating history and a promising future. Savannah has grown into a major international port city with a metro population of about 350,000. In addition to Memorial Health University Medical Center, other major employers in the area include Gulfstream Aerospace, Georgia Pacific, and Ft. Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield. Savannah has an international airport and one of the busiest seaports on the East Coast.
Savannah has also maintained much of its past in a nationally registered Historic District that includes 1,100 buildings of historic or architectural significance. Within this Historic District are structures dating back to the 1700s.
Temperatures in the area rarely dip below 35 degrees, allowing residents to enjoy a wide variety of year-round recreational activities and cultural amenities. Savannah is home to many museums and several colleges and universities. Beautiful beaches surround Savannah and offer year-round fishing and boating opportunities. Residents can also visit the nearby resort areas of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina; St. Simons Island, Georgia; and Amelia Island, Florida.
For golf enthusiasts, Coastal Georgia offers a variety of pristine courses, including the renowned courses of Sea Island Resort. Savannah is also the home of the annual Legends of Golf PGA tour.
Savannah offers an outstanding quality of life and a wealth of opportunities for businesses, individuals, and families. Reasonable cost of living, great climate, a variety of art and cultural activities, and a friendly population make Savannah a wonderful place to live.