Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters

Children's Hospital of the King's DaughtersLocation: Norfolk, Virginia

‌Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters is the only freestanding children's hospital in the Commonwealth of Virginia and has 206 beds. It is the regional pediatric referral center for coastal Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. Last year, the hospital recorded more than 162,000 outpatient and surgical clinic visits and more than 5,400 inpatient admissions. The faculty are involved in research locally, nationally and internationally.

Naval Medical Center

Naval Medical Center PortsmouthLocation: Portsmouth, Virginia

Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, is the oldest continuously running hopsital in the Navy. This fully accredited, tertiary care hospital is a 360-bed facility with an average daily inpatient load of 238 patients. Through its extensive Graduate Medical Education Programs, the Naval Medical Center conducts internships and residency training in medicine, dentistry, psychology, and pastoral care. Naval Medical Center Portsmouth is one of three major teaching hospitals in the Navy with residency programs in 13 specialty areas.

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

Sentara Norfolk General HospitalLocation: Norfolk, Virginia

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, the region's first Magnet Hospital, a 525-bed tertiary care facility, home to the area's only Level I Trauma Center and burn trauma unit, and the primary teaching hospital for undergraduate and graduate education at EVMS. For 12 straight years, the National Research Corporation has named Sentara Norfolk General Hospital Hampton Roads Consumers Choice award winner. In 2012, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital was ranked for the 13th time in the U.S. News and World Report's America's Best Hospitals edition for its heart program. Sentara remains the only heart program in the region and only one of two hospitals in Virginia to be ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC)

Veteran's Affairs Medical Center HamptonLocation: Hampton, Virginia

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.