Our medical students have clerkships and our residents perform clinical rotations at various regional health care facilities in the St. Louis region. These facilities include:
SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is a 365-bed, tertiary-care hospital and referral center, serving the population within a 150-mile radius of St. Louis. It has one of the most comprehensive organ transplant programs in the Midwest, offering kidney, kidney-pancreas, liver, bone marrow and cornea transplants.
The hospital is a certified Level I trauma center in both Missouri and Illinois. Treating more than 2,300 major trauma cases each year, it operates the largest trauma program in the bi-state area. The hospital has 16 operating rooms, three endoscopy suites and a busy interventional radiology department. Operating rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, including the latest hemodynamic monitoring and an advanced, computerized data-acquisition system.
Each of the five patient floors is designed around an intensive care unit with a unique focus: clinical neuroscience, cardiovascular recovery, surgery, coronary care and medicine. Computerized tomography (CT) scanners, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) units, the Cyberknife, positron emission tomagraphy (PET) units and linear accelerators provide additional training.
SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital is home to SLU’s Department of Anesthesiology and Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology. The hospital is a Level I pediatric trauma center and Level III neonatal intensive care unit. SLU staff administers more than 11,000 anesthetics annually for patients requiring a wide variety of operative interventions.
The Missouri Regional Poison Center at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital provides a statewide service that is free of charge to the public and health care professionals and is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Since its inception in 1974, the Missouri Regional Poison Center has handled more than two million cases. Currently the center handles more than 160,000 cases each year. The center is funded by SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Hospital, the Missouri Hospital Association, federally funded grants, industry contracts and private contributions. It is certified by the American Association of Poison Control Centers.
The 525-bed SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital is the headquarters for the Saint Louis University School of Medicine’s Department of Obstetric, Gynecology and Women’s Health and our family practice residency programs. The hospital has distinctive capabilities in high-risk pregnancies and fetal surgery.
Mercy Hospital St. Louis is part of the Mercy Health Care System. It is the sixth largest Catholic health care system in the country with 25 local St. Louis area outpatient locations. Mercy Hospital is a 979-bed teaching hospital, with more than 8,000 babies born annually in the local area.
The John Cochran VA Medical Center is located in midtown St. Louis and provides inpatient and ambulatory care medicine, surgery, psychiatry, neurology and rehabilitation services. The center provides treatment for veterans throughout Missouri and Illinois.
Des Peres Hospital is a 143-bed acute care community hospital in St. Louis County. The hospital provides quality medical and surgical services, including geriatrics, cardiology, bariatrics (surgical weight loss management), orthopedics, wound care and emergency care.
St. Anthony’s Medical Center is the third-largest medical center in the greater St. Louis area with 767 beds. It serves families in the city and county of St. Louis, as well as those in Jefferson County, Franklin County, Saint Francois County, Sainte Genevieve County and Washington County in Missouri, along with Monroe, Randolph and St. Clair counties in Illinois.