Major Teaching Facilities
Saint Louis University Hospital
356 bed Level I Trauma center admits 12,000 patients on average per year. Medical, Surgical, Cardiac and Transplant Critical Care Units handle tertiary and quaternary cases from throughout the region, nation and from abroad.
The larger of the two VA divisions in SLU's program, this 307-bed hospital provides intensive care, ambulatory clinics and boasts recently rennovated patient and ICU rooms.
125 bed dedicated pediatric hospital houses quaternary services such as: Dan Dierdorf Level I Trauma Center, a Level III NICU and the Bob Costas Cancer Center. Electives in adolescent medicine and other sub-specialties can be taken by SLU residents at CGCH.
Major Outpatient Teaching Facilities
Clinical offices for the University Medical Group Faculty and residents, 100,000+ Internal Medicine visits occur here annually, adjacent to Saint Louis University Hospital.
Private Practice Settings
Depending upon a resident's interests arrangements can be made for primary care rotations through one of our adjunct faculty/private practice physician's office.
- Long term Care
Community Nursing Homes
SLU's Geriatric Medicine Division Faculty, a service ranked among the top 15 in the nation, oversee the medical direction and/or care for individual patients in community nursing homes throughout the St. Louis area.
Overlooking the Mississippi River in south St. Louis, the Jefferson Barracks Division is a 322-bed long-term-care facility. It is also the site of the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center and houses a Geriatric Evaluation Unit.
A rehabilitation and sub-acute care facility located at the SLU Medical Center, the Life Care Center offers residents a unique view into the care required at such facilities.
Located in the heart of the medical center, the brick and glass 30,000-square foot Education Union is the hub of activity at the Medical Center, and serves as a new sleek and welcoming front door for the campus known for its pioneering education for future health care professionals. The Education Union is for both relaxation and education. It includes a 225-seat, state-of-the art auditorium for large lecture classes as well as areas for study.
The building also houses the new teaching space for SLU's standardized patient simulation education program, which offers students a learning opportunity to practice new diagnostic and communication skills on "patients" who really are actors feigning illnesses. The building includes a café-style restaurant and student lounge, and is the new home of SLU's Interprofessional Education Center, an innovative program that teaches collaboration and teamwork to tomorrow's health professionals.