Teaching Facilities

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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.


    Major Outpatient Teaching Facilities

  • The Doctors' Office Building

    Clinical offices for the University Medical Group Faculty and residents, 100,000+ Internal Medicine visits occur here annually, adjacent to Saint Louis University Hospital.

  • Anheuser-Busch Institute

    This state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery and office facility is the primary location for SLU's Departments of Ophthalmology and Dermatology.

  • 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.

  • Lifecare Center

    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.

Didactic Facilties

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.

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