University of Tsukuba Hospital is a major teaching hospital of the University of Tsukuba, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and has led the country in providing innovative training programs in residencies and fellowships in various specialties. As a teaching hospital, the hospital provides multidisciplinary education to students in various areas of specialty. The hospital encourages compassionate and personalized care for patients provided by integrated medical teams consisting of highly qualified physicians, nurses and other medical professionals.
The hospital is also designated as a "Special Functioning Hospital" that is committed to provide state-of -the-art medical care and to conduct educational and research activities that promote patient care. The referral system between the University Hospital and other community hospitals or clinics has been utilized to best meet the needs of each patient.