Boone Hospital Center
Columbia offers small-town friendliness with big city features and a high quality of life for people of all ages and interests. Home to the University of Missouri, Columbia offers an unusual combination of rural and metropolitan experiences. Excellent school systems, outstanding healthcare facilities, abundant entertainment opportunities, low cost of living and a clean living environment make Columbia a great place to live and raise a family. Columbia has been listed among the top 20 U.S. cities to live in several national rankings.
Enjoy SEC Conference MU Tiger basketball and football as well as NCAA Division I baseball, wrestling, volleyball, softball, gymnastics, and track and field. Columbia is also home to the largest state game competition in the nation. The Show-Me STATE GAMES, is an annual, statewide, amateur Olympic-style sporting event designed to capture athletes of all ages. Joggers, walkers and bikers enjoy the many hiking trails in the Columbia area including the Katy Trail, the longest “rails-to-trails” conversion in the nation, stretching 225 miles across Missouri.
Columbia is centrally located between St. Louis and Kansas City and within easy reach of the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks, with 1,150 miles of shoreline, and the clear rivers of the Ozark foothills. To find out more about BJC Medical Group, please visit www.bjcmgphysicians.org/about-us