Ghent Family Medicine uses tertiary as well as community hospitals to implement its curriculum. Rotations through the various area hospitals are based on meeting specific educational objectives.
A 144-bed pediatric hospital offering community based primary care and a wide range of specialized pediatric care, CHKD is located on campus of EVMS Medical Center and has a vast history in the area for community and regional care. CHKD is a pediatric referral center that also includes a large ambulatory care center. Family Medicine residents receive pediatric ambulatory, inpatient and emergency training at CHKD taught by family medicine faculty & pediatricians. A number of pediatric electives are available to family medicine residents that can be used towards a pediatric concentration.
Sentara Leigh is a community-based hospital serving Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Chesapeake where Family Medicine residents gain experience in emergency medicine and other specialties.