Postdoctoral Training Program in Neonatology Emory University School of Medicine
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Clinical Facilities at Emory include three major hospitals in Atlanta. Grady Memorial Hospital is the largest general hospital in the State of Georgia and is among the largest in the nation. It has a maximum bed capacity of over 900 and cares for approximately 40,000 inpatients and 800,000 outpatients including more than 245,000 in emergency clinics. A recent $310 million dollar renovation and expansion program, created a 111 bed neonatal intensive and intermediate-care unit at Grady, making it one of the largest Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine centers in the US.
Emory University Hospital Midtown is a 583-bed community and tertiary-care hospital. It is one of the nation's leading community-based, acute care teaching facilities with an outstanding reputation in the field maternal and infant care. It serves as a strong perinatal referral center, receiving both high-risk maternal and neonatal transports with 3400 deliveries per year. Emory University Hospital Midtown's NICU is a 38 Bed Level III and level II unit.
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston is a 235-bed nationally recognized inpatient, acute, secondary, and quaternary referral center for infants and children. The neonatal clinical service at this site provides Level IV care, including high-frequency ventilation, pre- and postoperative surgical management for the high-risk neonate, ECMO, and nitric oxide treatment. Children's recent expansion into a new Level IV unit in 2007 expanded our level IV beds to 18, with an additional 18 swing and step down beds available.
The Department of Pediatrics at Emory University is one of the largest pediatric departments in the country with 225 MD and 53 PhD faculty members, 61 residents, and 74 post-doctoral fellows. Fully-accredited fellowships are currently available in several other pediatric subspecialties including cardiology, allergy/ immunology, critical care medicine, general pediatrics emergency medicine, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, infectious diseases, genetics and neurology. Emory University, a private institution made up of nine schools and colleges, was founded in 1836. The School of Medicine was founded in 1854 and supports an extensive program of teaching, research, and service that involves approximately 2,200 full and part-time faculty members and 1,350 medical students and house officers.