Corporate fund "University Medical Center"
Corporate fund "University Medical Center" (UMC) was established in accordance with the decision of the Board of Trustees of the Autonomous organization of education "Nazarbayev University" on "20" September 2015 based on subsidiaries of JSC "National Medical Holding" with the main goal of improvement of public health through the integration of education, science and clinical practice; and introducing innovative approaches in the prevention, diagnostics, and treatment of various diseases, and providing an international level of medical care in Astana and areas beyond.
UMC incorporates three hospitals, which include the National Research Center for Maternal and Child Health, Republican Diagnostic Center, and the Republican Children’s Rehabilitation Center.
All three hospitals of the University Medical Center, the premier referral hospitals of Kazakhstan, will serve as the clinical training sites for NU SoM students.
The Republican Diagnostic Center, with the capacity of 500 visits per day, opened in 2008. This hospital is one of the UMC hospitals accredited by the Joint Commission International.