Acadamic & Clinical Settings

Clinical Sites

Washington University has ranked in the top 10 medical schools in the U.S. since annual rankings began in 1998. With 1,200 full-time faculty and ties to 15 hospitals through BJC Health Care, Washington University is the largest academically linked health system in the United States.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital ranked among the top U.S. hospitals, is a nationally certified Level I Trauma Center with over 95,000 ED annual visits. At 1100 bed this makes it the largest in a multi-state region. Charles F. Knight Emergency & Trauma Center (Adult) at Barnes-Jewish Hospital occupies the ground floor of a multistory building with surgical suites, radiology, laboratory and essential services located on upper floors. The rooftop helipad allows for integration and efficiency of care.

  • 52,000 square feet.
  • 70 bed ED.
  • 70 rooms with cardiac monitoring systems.
  • 12 bed observation unit.
  • 12 bed urgent care area.
  • 2 separate indoor & outdoor decontamination units
  • 12 critical care beds

St. Louis Children's Hospital is consistently ranked in the top 10 children’s hospitals in the nation. There are 250 licensed beds. Dana Brown Trauma & Emergency Center (Pediatric) at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Pediatric Level One Trauma Center. With 60,000 annual visits, (22% trauma) the Emergency Unit is among the nation’s top-volume pediatric facilities (75% urgent/emergent, 5% critical, and 20% non-urgent).

  • 17,522 square feet of space.
  • 34 treatment rooms.
  • 2 state-of-the-art trauma/resuscitation rooms.
  • 5 specialty treatment rooms for ophthalmology, otolaryngology, orthopedics, psychiatry and gynecology.

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital Emergency Department A community-based, state-of-the-art facility serving a growing suburban population. Designed to ensure maximum privacy, with friendly, high quality emergency care.

  • Specialty trained nursing and technical staff.
  • Specialists' always available on-call.
  • Laboratory and Radiology departments.
  • A decontamination room.
  • 12 bed urgent care area.
  • Patients with extremely challenging needs may be transferred to a Level 1 Trauma Center.

Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital is an acute-care hospital serving residents of St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren counties. Emergency Medicine Residents rotate at this facility during their third and fourth year. The Emergency Department consists of 15 rooms and treats nearly 34,000 patients a year.



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EM Statistics
Adult ED Visits: 95,600
Pediatric ED Visits: 50,000
Trauma Center: Level 1
Residency Type: 1-4
Fellowship Programs: 5
FT Faculty: 40
Residents: 48