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Food and Resource Economics Department

Food and Resource Economics Department

Economic Contributions of University of Florida Health in Jacksonville in 2017 - 2018


Summary

University of Florida Health in Jacksonville is an enterprise made up of 1) the University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville, an education and research complex with UF faculty, residents, fellows, students, staff and administrators associated with the UF Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing co-located with UF Health Jacksonville; 2) UF Health Jacksonville, a private, not-for-profit hospital located just north of downtown Jacksonville; 3) UF Health North, a full-service medical campus in North Jacksonville serving northeast Florida and southeast Georgia; and 4) University of Florida Jacksonville Physicians Inc., a network of more than 60 primary and specialty care practices providing patient care from UF faculty physicians based in northeast Florida. UF Health in Jacksonville is a leader in the education of health professionals, a hub for clinical research and a unique provider of high-quality patient care. In addition, the activity associated directly and indirectly with UF Health is a significant component of the regional economy.

In fiscal year, or FY, 2017-2018, the total economic contributions of UF Health in Jacksonville to the State of Florida were estimated at $2.874 billion in industry output or sales revenues, $1.706 billion in total value added and 19,842 fulltime and part-time jobs supported, as shown in Table ES.1. Total economic contributions to the Jacksonville Metropolitan Statistical Area, or MSA, which includes Duval, Nassau, Baker, Clay and St. Johns counties, were estimated at $2.718 billion in industry output or sales revenues, $1.634 billion in total value added and 18,875 fulltime and part-time jobs supported, representing 2.1% of the total workforce in the Jacksonville MSA (Table ES.2).


Suggested Citation: Court, Christa D., C. Stair, and A. Hodges. “Economic Contributions of University of Florida Health in Jacksonville in 2017 - 2018.” Economic Impact Analysis Program, University of Florida-IFAS, Food & Resource Economics Department, Gainesville, FL, October 2019.