Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, BC-71
Boca Raton, FL 33431
The FAU Consortium for Graduate Medical Education is a partnership between FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Bethesda Hospital East, and Tenet HealthCare system’s Delray Medical Center, St. Mary’s Medical Center and West Boca Medical Center. Formed to further the school’s and community’s commitment to training the next generation of health care providers, the Consortium supports a growing number of graduate medical education (residency) programs. Through the diversity of patients and areas of expertise, these hospitals provide a richness of opportunity found nowhere else. Their resolve to bring the best educational opportunities to the continuum of medical education will ensure the continuing quality of education and care for the future of South Florida.
Bethesda Hospital East is committed to “provide a world class learning environment and retain those physicians in our community.” This community, not-for-profit hospital offers a full array of healthcare services, including maternity services, a Level III neonatal ICU, pediatrics and pediatric ICU services, a 28-bed inpatient rehabilitation facility and comprehensive cardiovascular services. It It has 400 beds, with 19,600 admissions, 112,500 outpatient visits and 58,000 ER visits each year. Plans are underway to build a 5-story tower dedicated to medical education with the community's support.
Boca Raton Regional Hospital has evolved from a community hospital into one of the preeminent tertiary medical centers in Florida offering a full range of medical services. It is located one mile from the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine facility at FAU. It has 400 beds, 19,700 admissions, 180,000 outpatient visits and 40,000 ER visits per year.
Delray Medical Center offers a wide range of specialized services, including emergency care, cardiovascular care, a comprehensive stroke center and psychiatric services. It is a Level I trauma center for adults and children. It has 493 beds, with 18,900 admissions, 79,900 outpatient visits, and 42,800 ER visits per year.
St. Mary’s Medical Center provides comprehensive medical care for adults and children, as well as community education and outreach. Its dedicated Children’s Hospital offers a wide array of specialized services, including a pediatric trauma center and pediatric emergency department. St. Mary’s other services include Level I trauma, a comprehensive stroke center, orthopedics, mental healthcare and obstetrics. It has 463 beds, with 17,100 admissions, 116,900 outpatient visits and 47,000 ER visits each year.
West Boca Medical Center is an acute care medical/surgical facility known for its pediatric and surgical specialty programs, including robotic surgery; it is highly rated in studies of its safe and effective care and provides maternity care and a Level III neonatal ICU. It has 195 beds, 10,500 admissions, 67,500 outpatient visits and 32,400 ER visits per year.