Clinical Training Sites

Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS)

EVMS 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.

Attending and Resident clinics are held at this facility. Several subspecialties are also housed here, including:

The Glennan Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology
Pulmonary/Critical Care
Infectious Diseases

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds are also held here every Wednesday morning at 8:00 a.m.


Sentara Norfolk General Hospital (SNGH)
#1 Hospital in Virginia in US News and World Report - Best Hospitals
2014 Most Wired

SNGH is a 525-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.   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.


Hampton Veterans' Administration Medical Center (VAMC)

Veteran's Affairs Medical Center Hampton
The Hampton VA 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 campus map.


Sentara Leigh Hospital (SLH)

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.