Teaching Hospitals

Emory Internal Medicine residents train at 4 different Emory affiliated teaching hospitals. Each hospital offers the trainee a unique patient care experience.

Emory University School of Medicine Teaching Hospitals

Emory University Hospital

Emory University Hospital is a 579 bed tertiary referral facility located on the campus of Emory University. Its staff, limited to full-time faculty of the Emory School of Medicine, care for patients referred from all over the United States and throughout the world. More than 18,000 patients are admitted annually. Named repeatedly as one of the nation's top twenty hospitals in the field of cardiology, Emory University Hospital is a leader in coronary angioplasty. The hospital is also the largest transplant center in Georgia and one of the largest and most diversified in the Southeast, offering heart, heart-lung, kidney, liver, pancreas-kidney, cornea, bone, and bone marrow transplants. The medical center includes a 47 bed psychiatric unit, a 56 bed Center for Rehabilitation Medicine, and a 10 bed Clinical Research Center funded by the National Institutes of Health. 

Grady Health System

One of the largest health systems in the United States, Grady Health System is comprised of Grady Memorial Hospital, eight neighborhood health centers and Georgia’s largest nursing home, Crestview Health and Rehabilitation Center. Grady Memorial Hospital has 953 total beds. Primary care is provided at eight neighborhood health centers and four primary care clinics located in the hospital. It is the largest general hospital in Georgia and one of the largest in the world. Nearly 30,000 inpatients and more than 600,000 outpatients are treated each year. 

Home to Atlanta’s Level 1 Trauma Center, and one of only two burn centers in the state, Grady is known for its emergency and trauma care. The recently opened Marcus Stroke and Neuro Science Center is the new home of Grady’s award-winning Joint Commission Certified Stroke Center. Grady houses Georgia’s only poison center, a 24-hour Advice Nurse line and a Rape Crisis Center. The state’s first Cancer Center for Excellence opened at Grady in 2003. The Infectious Disease Program helps staff one of the top three HIV/AIDs clinics in the country. The hospital has an award-winning Diabetes Center, the world’s first 24-hour Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, and more than 100 other subspecialty services. Grady Memorial Hospital is staffed exclusively by physicians from Emory University and Morehouse Schools of Medicine and has grown to be a preeminent leader of innovative patient care among inner-city hospitals in the United States.

Related Websites: Emory/Grady Partnership

Emory University Hospital Midtown

Emory University Hospital Midtown is a 475 bed community and tertiary care hospital. Located in midtown Atlanta, it was designated by the Atlanta Olympics organizing committee as a hospital for the 1996 Olympics responsible for the care of athletes. More than 25,000 patients are admitted annually by a medical staff composed of community physicians and faculty members of the Emory University School of Medicine.

Premier specialty services recognized nationally and internationally include Cardiology, Infectious Diseases, Hospital Medicine, and Pulmonary and Critical Care.

Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center

The Atlanta VA Medical Center has 405 beds and is classified as a 1A tertiary care facility. The Atlanta VA Medical Center provides a full range of patient care services complete with state-of-the-art technology, education, and research.

The medical center oversees six VA community outpatient clinics in Smyrna (Cobb County), Lawrenceville (Gwinnett County), Oakwood (Hall County), East Point (South Fulton County), Stockbridge (Henry County), and Newnan (Coweta County).

The Atlanta VAMC is one of the largest VA research programs in the nation.  The program is fortunate to include one of the national VA Rehabilitation Research Centers of Excellence, a growing HSR&D research program , and research programs focused on medical and clinical problems, rehabilitation medicine and engineering, as well as health services and outcomes research. The research program involves over 400 projects conducted by 140 principal research investigators with more than 300 research associates and staff.