Carilion Clinic is a multi-specialty, physician-led healthcare organization based in Roanoke, Virginia. Carilion Clinic is committed to patient-centered care, education and research, supported by an ongoing commitment to quality and service. With nationally recognized specialists, primary care physicians, award-winning nurses and the latest technology and state-of-the-art facilities, Carilion Clinic is bringing tomorrow's healthcare into focus today.
Carilion Clinic offers the region's only Level 1 trauma center (with Life Guard emergency transport helicopters) and neonatal and pediatric intensive care units. As one of the largest hospitals in the state of Virginia, the 825-bed facility located in Roanoke recently completed a large expansion project, adding a new Emergency Department, Labor and Delivery unit, and the Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital, complete with a Pediatric Emergency Room.
Carilion Clinic is a physician-led healthcare organization with more than 500 physicians in a multi-specialty group practice and eight not-for-profit hospitals. With a focus on patients – from access, to diagnosis, to timely treatment – Carilion's physicians, facilities and technology are aligned with a common goal of improving the health of its community. Carilion Clinic’s Department of Graduate Medical Education currently supports residency training in family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, general surgery, neurological surgery, and a transitional year. Carilion also sponsors fellowship training in child and adolescent psychiatry, geriatric medicine and geriatric psychiatry. In addition, Carilion Clinic is actively engaged in the planning and development of new residency programs in emergency medicine and pediatrics, as well as fellowship programs in pulmonary and critical care, infectious diseases, and cardiology.
Virginia Tech and Carilion Clinic are bringing together the power of research, innovation and medicine to create the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTC) and the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute. The school and research institute will capitalize on Virginia Tech's world-class strength in basic sciences, bioinformatics and engineering. They will also utilize Carilion's excellent physicians and rich history in medical education to train the next generation of physician leaders. The charter class is planned for August 2010.
About Our Community
The benefits of living in Southwest Virginia include:
- Affordable Living
- Mild weather and four seasons
- An abundance of outdoor, recreational and cultural activities
- Award winning schools and high-tech magnet centers
- Nationally ranked and internationally acclaimed colleges and universities
- Choices of urban settings to smaller communities