the new University Hospital
Video: Staff members share highlights of the new University Hospital. Kerrin Piche Serna / University Communications

As University Hospital at UC Irvine Medical Center opens its doors to patients this month, personnel discuss how the new facility strengthens their ability to provide advanced healthcare.

From larger operating rooms equipped with the latest technology to a meditation/prayer room that offers a soothing refuge for families and visitors, University Hospital is designed with patients’ comfort and well-being in mind.

Staff members featured in this video are:

  • Tudy Trgovac, patient relations manager, describing the patient experience
  • Dr. Mark Linskey, neurological surgery chair, discussing neurosurgery services
  • Susan Gallitto, neonatal nurse, talking about the expanded Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • The Rev. Jon Wetterholm, pastoral care director, speaking on the meditation/prayer room