Hospitals

Med-Peds residents spend the majority of their inpatient time at one of our four main teaching hospitals: University Hospital, VA Medical Center, Jewish Hospital, and Norton Children's Hospital. There are several outpatient facilities our residents work at while on subspecialty rotations.

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Norton Children's Hospital

Norton Children's Hospital is Kentucky's only full-service, free-standing pediatric care facility dedicated exclusively to caring for children and is an advocate for the health and well-being of all children. The 300-bed hospital serves as the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Louisville School of Medicine

  • There is a 26 bed Pediatric ICU, a newly opened 14-bed Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac ICU supports a robust cardiovascular surgery program and a new Transitional Care Unit supports patients with intermediate complexity. 
  • The  state-of-the-art 101-bed level IV neonatal intensive care unit includes ECMO (artificial lung) capabilities. 
  • Transplant services include pediatric cardiac, bone marrow and kidney transplant program.
  • The emergency department has the region's only Level I trauma center for children. 
  • Med-Peds residents work with hospitalists, subspecialists, and emergency medicine specialists to become proficient in the complete care of ill children. The non-medical services, such as pediatric surgery and its subspecialties, pediatric radiology, anesthesiology, and psychiatry all lead to enhanced learning.

 University of Louisville Hospital

The University Hospital is the primary adult  teaching site for the UofL Health Sciences Center. It is an academic hospital in the center of Downtown Louisville with a world-renowned level I trauma center, a nationally accredited stroke center and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center.

  • The facility has 404 beds and is staffed by over 500 physicians. 
  • Residents are assigned to one of four general medicine services, staffed by our academic hospitalists. In addition, residents admit patients overnight, rotate in the MICU/CCU and on subspecialty services. Our interns spend time in the NICU and newborn nursery. 

 Rex Robley VA Medical Center

The Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Medical Center focuses primarily on inpatient medicine, surgery, neurology, and psychiatry.

  • Located approximately three miles from the University of Louisville Hospital, it is a full service facility with 114 inpatient beds including 24 critical care beds. 
  • Forty thousand Kentuckiana area veterans obtain their medical care at the Louisville VA as do veterans and active duty military service members from nearby Fort Knox. 
  • In addition to medicine wards and intensive care rotations, Med-Peds residents may be here for consult medicine and palliative care rotations. Many residents elect to take their outpatient subspecialty rotations, such as their diagnostic cardiology elective, at the VA.

 Jewish Hospital

Jewish Hospital is a 462 bed regional hospital that has served the Louisville community for over 115 years. It is located one block from the University of Louisville Hospital and is adjacent to Norton Children's Hospital.

  • Jewish is nationally recognized for it's advanced heart program and transplantation programs. Our Med-Peds residents are typically here for Liver Failure & Transplant, Renal Failure & Transplant and Advanced Heart Failure Electives.
  • The hospital is federally designated to perform five solid organ transplants - heart, lung, liver, kidney and pancreas.
  • Noted for numerous medical firsts in Kentucky, the nation and the world, Jewish Hospital is the site of the nation's first four hand transplants, and the world's first and second successful AbioCor™  Implantable Replacement Heart Transplant. 
  • They also provide minimally invasive surgery, hand & microsurgery and an array of other medical specialties. 
  • Jewish is attached to Frazier Rehabilitation Institute, which offers intensive adult and pediatric rehabilitation programs and cutting edge spinal cord research.