Spaarne Gasthuis is one of 26 top clinical hospitals in the Netherlands and is situated in the neighbourhood of Amsterdam. There is a strong relationship with both academic hospitals in Amsterdam, fused in 2018 as Amsterdam University Medical Centres. Spaarne Gasthuis has over 4200 employees, 1200 nurses and 300 medical specialists covering over 24 specialisms. Spaarne Gasthuis is situated in two large hospitals in Hoofddorp and Haarlem and has 4 outpatient clinics. Over 1000 medical students are trained within Spaarne Gasthuis. The Academy takes care of all aspects of teaching, learning, innovate and science with Spaarne Gasthuis (Dean Peter de Winter).