Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, an 825-bed teaching/tertiary care referral center is one of the largest and busiest Level 1 trauma centers in Virginia. The facility serves over 1.5 million in southwest, Virginia and has recently expanded and renovated the ED to over 100,000 square feet and provides 60+ beds plus a separate Peds ED with Peds EM Faculty. Volumes average 75,000 non-urgent care visits (12,000 pediatrics), and a combined visit with urgent care to over 100,000 visits annually. Our Department of EM has an excellent education environment with resident and medical student lecture series and grand rounds, as well as an active US program and advanced simulator and procedure curriculum for our state of the art Center for Experiential Learning/ Simulation Center.
Roanoke, Virginia has been voted an“All America City”five times with a population over 300,000 and is located at the southern tip of the Shenandoah Valley surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains.