Penn's medical campus resides in an urban setting in the university city neighborhood of philadelphia. The main medical campus spans over 18 city blocks, and includes the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), The Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine outpatient care center, and multiple research buildings, including the new Smilow Center for Translational Research (SCTR).
Our residency training takes place at three hospitals: The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC), and the Philadelphia VA Hospital.
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
HUP offers our residents the opportunity to train at a world-class university hospital, consistantly ranked one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. There are 776 patient beds, over 50,000 yearly ER visits, and over 1.3 million yearly outpatient visits. It is adjacent to the University of Pennsylvania campus, and is attached to the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine - a state-of-the-art, 500,000 square foot outpatient facility - as well as the number two ranked medical school in the country - the Perelman School of Medicine. HUP is a nationwide leading institution for tertiary care and transplants, including cardiac, liver, lung, and bone marrow transplants. The services at HUP covered by our housestaff include oncology (liquid and solid), cardiology, pulmonology, infectious disease, nephrology, neurology, emergency medicine, and the MICU.
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
PPMC gives our residents the experience of working at a community teaching hospital. It is a 331 bed hospital, and is a regional referral center for percutaneous intervention for acute coronary events. Our residents rotate on the general medicine service, the geriatrics service, and in the CCU. Rotations at PPMC are among the highest regarded in the program by our residents, owing to the increased autonomy, more intimate feel, and focus on teaching.
The Philadelphia VA Medical Center
The Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center is located only two blocks from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. The hospital is a 453-bed facility offering a wide range of service to Philadelphia veterans. Our residents cover the general medicine service.