The Erasmus Medical Center is based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. It is affiliated with Erasmus University Rotterdam and home to its faculty of medicine. It is the largest and one of the most authoritative University Medical Centers in Europe.
Erasmus MC is a single organization with one single corporate identity. Within Erasmus MC, however, the Erasmus MC-Sophia Children’s Hospital and Erasmus MC Cancer Institute (Daniel den Hoed) can be distinguished. These represent specialized fields of expertise with their own reputation in the world of the university medical care. Erasmus MC-Sophia stands for patient care for children, including the relevant scientific research, training and education. Erasmus MC-Daniel den Hoed stands for the care for cancer patients, including the relevant scientific research, training and education.
Erasmus MC is committed to a healthy population and excellence in healthcare through research and education. This sets an ambitious picture of what Erasmus MC wants to be in 2018: a recognized leader in innovations for health and healthcare. Erasmus MC aims to improve healthcare and keep healthy people healthy as long as possible and is continually on the lookout for innovation, for the best diagnostic and treatment methods, and the latest findings in the field of health and prevention. Innovation leads to further development of good health care.