University Health Partners of Hawai‘i provides high quality healthcare through hospitals and outpatient clinics. Our doctors are faculty at the University of Hawai‘i John A. Burns School of Medicine. We are dedicated to supporting the clinical, educational, research and community service activities of the University of Hawai‘i health sciences.
Our doctors and staff are on the front line every day, serving Hawai‘i’s people.
University Health Partners of Hawai‘i (UHP Hawai‘i) is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization affiliated with the University of Hawai‘i that was founded in 1993. Before undergoing its name change in 2015, UHP Hawai‘i was known as UCERA (University Clinical, Education and Research Associates).
UHP’s principal purpose is to provide the vehicle by which the School fulfills or supports its mission of education and clinical service. It administers the clinical practice of participating faculty members and aims to provide funding to build and sustain the infrastructure of the School and its departments.
By providing the staff, expertise and organizational infrastructure necessary to support the clinical activities of our university doctors, advanced practice nurses, and psychologists, University Health Partners of Hawaiʻi supports physicians and other University of Hawaiʻi health workers who are providing outstanding clinical care, while also training the future health care workforce for Hawaiʻi. Clinical research conducted in our training sites constantly improves our ability to diagnose and treat health issues that most commonly impact the citizens of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific.
University Health Partners of Hawaiʻi supports the clinical departments of the University of Hawaiʻi health sciences including family medicine, internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics, gynecology, geriatrics, hyperbaric medicine, speech therapy, psychiatry, psychology, and Native Hawaiian Health.