The university hospital of Bern is located in Bern; it is one of the five university hospitals of Switzerland. This hospital is associated with University of Bern. This hospital is operated by a charitable foundation established in1354,by the encouragement of Anna Seiler, a wealthy man Bern. It got its current name in1531.when it occupied the building of St. Michaels Insel convent. It participated in training of medical students in the year 1841.In 1885the hospital got shifted to the place where it is now located.
In the University Hospital of Bern. They are having different departments.,Angiology,Anesthesia,Ophthalmology,dermatology,metabolism, Women’s geriatrics, Neck, nose and ear diseases, head and neck surgery, Heart and vascular surgery, Hematology and Hematologic Central Laboratory, Infectology, Intensive Care, Cardiology, Children's surgery, Pediatrics, Clinical Chemistry, oncology, Nephrology, Neurosurgery neurology, Neuroradiology Emergency center adults Emergency center for children and young people .Nuclear medicine Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology. Osteoporosis, Physical Plastic hand surgery, Pneumology, radiology, Radio oncology, Rheumatology, immunology and allergology, Cranial, jaw and facial surgery.Spitalpharmacy,Thoracic surgery, Urology, Visceral Surgery and Medicine.
The number of staff employees till now i.e. till 2016 is 7,255 and it is providing care for about 250,000 patients every year, it is providing practical training to the people around 600 and all of the medical students and they are over 1,000 other health care professionals in this University.
The most famous and important persons in this University are very prominent physicians who have practiced in the Inselspital i.e (The University Hospital of Bern) they are Emil Theodor Kocher, the 1909 Nobel laureate.