Internal Medicine Program Clinical Sites
Hofheimer Hall is the home for the Department of Internal Medicine. It is located immediately next to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, the program's primary teaching site, and serves as a home base for residents.
Both Attendings and Residents hold clinics at this facility. Several subspecialties are also housed here, including:
- The Glennan Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology
- Pulmonary/Critical Care
- Infectious Diseases
Grand Rounds are held here every Wednesday morning at 8:00 a.m. Click here for a map of the campus.
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital (SNGH) is a 644-bed tertiary care facility that is regionally and nationally known for many of its programs. It is the region's main tertiary care center and the primary teaching hospital for undergraduate and graduate education at EVMS. U. S. News & World Reports ranked four specialties (Heart & Heart Surgery, Kidney Disorders, Diabetes & Endocrine, and Geriatric Care) at SNGH as among the best in the nation. Leap Frog also ranked this busy hospital in the top 50 hospitals nationwide for patient safety. Furthermore, SNGH has been recognized as a Magnet Healthcare Organization, awarded by American Nurses Credentialing Center. This prestigious designation has been achieved by only 5% of hospitals nationwide, and recognizes the culture of cooperation between physicians and nurses and overall positive environment for attracting and retaining quality nursing staff. Special services available include the Nightingale Air Ambulance, which serves the hospital's busy Level I Trauma Center. The Heart Pavilion is nationally recognized and has active programs in invasive and noninvasive cardiology, open-heart surgery, heart and lung transplant, and cardiac rehabilitation. The hospital also has an active kidney transplant service as well as on-site programs in sleep medicine, epilepsy and oncology.
Established as an eight-room infirmary to treat yellow fever victims in the late 1850s, Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center (DMC) has grown to a highly respected 366-bed acute care facility serving Norfolk. Residents based at DePaul currently rotate on elective services such as cardiology, nephrology and rheumatology.
Hampton Veterans' Administration Medical Center (VAMC) has 142 acute beds in medicine, surgery psychiatry, and neurology; 234 extended care beds in intermediate medicine, palliative (hospice) care, spinal cord injury and nursing home care; and a 294-bed rehabilitative residential care domiciliary for a total of 670 operating beds.
Established in 1870, Hampton is the fourth oldest VA hospital in the country. The 33 major buildings are located on an 83.5-acre campus facing the Hampton Roads harbor and bounded by Interstate I-64. Research emphasis is on diseases related to aging and nutrition. Click here for a map of the campus.
Sentara Leigh Hospital (SLH) is a 250-bed acute care facility located at the center of the growth corridor serving Norfolk, Virginia Beach, and Chesapeake. The hospital is known for its Institute of Video Surgery, offering state-of-the-art techniques for general, urological, gynecological and orthopedic surgeries; its Orthopedic Specialty Center, recently ranked by U.S. News and World Reports as best in the nation, serves the majority of the area's joint replacement patients. Other services include a recently expanded Family Maternity Suite, a mobile mammography unit and breast and reconstructive surgery.