The Sant’Orsola-Malpighi Polyclinic (official Italian name: Azienda ospedaliero-universitaria Policlinico Sant’Orsola Malpighi) is a university and public hospital. It is the first of the four “top” hospitals of the city of Bologna, Italy (Ospedale Maggiore, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Ospedale Bellaria). The Polyclinic has approximately 1,535 beds and 5,153 employees (857 doctors). Every year, it has 69,000 ordinary admissions, 139,000 emergency admissions, 33,000 surgeries and 3 million specialistic examinations. The Polyclinc is one of the best and largest hospital in Italy. It has international excellence in some fields (oncologic hematology, hepatology, pediatric surgery).