What's the Benefit of an Academic Medical Practice?

SLUCare is an academic medical practice — the clinical side of Saint Louis University School of Medicine.

An academic medical practice:

  • Provides everyday health care and highly specialized care for complex illnesses and injuries
  • Offers the highest quality services from expert physician specialists and subspecialists
  • Teaches generations of health care professionals, training providers for tomorrow's needs
  • Conducts breakthrough research leading to medical advances for our community

What can an academic medical practice offer you?

  • Board-certified doctors from many specialties, working side-by-side to provide all-encompassing care
  • Access to the latest discoveries in medicine sooner
  • Opportunities to participate in clinical trials
  • Community-based clinics delivering advanced medicine within St. Louis and beyond
  • Doctors well-versed in the latest treatments, technologies and innovations who care for patients and educate doctors for the future

SLUCare physicians:

Provide the highest quality patient care. Our doctors are Saint Louis University School of Medicine faculty members. They are experts in their specialties, offering a higher  level of knowledge and care that can only be provided through an academic medical practice, delivered in a compassionate, patient-focused way.

Conduct breakthrough research. Our physicians have achieved many scientific discoveries, pioneering new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat disease. SLUCare patients benefit from new life-saving drugs, medical devices and breakthrough surgical techniques.

Teach tomorrow's physicians. Saint Louis University has a long-standing tradition of educating the next generation of health care professionals. Tomorrow's doctors are guided by a team of experienced physicians who are themselves world-class researchers, clinicians and educators.