Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Swedish Covenant Hospital is a comprehensive healthcare facility providing health and wellness services to the communities of Chicago’s north and northwest sides. An established teaching hospital, Swedish Covenant Hospital offers a range of medical programs, including the latest cardiac, cancer, orthopaedic, surgical, women’s health, back health and emergency services. As one of the few independent, non-profit hospitals in the area, its mission is to provide compassionate care in a healing environment.
Swedish Covenant Hospital offers ACGME-approved residencies in Family Medicine and Internal Medicine. In addition, its Emergency Medicine, Critical-Care and Pulmonary programmes are accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), which starting in 2015 began to transition its training programs to dual AOA/ACGME recognition and accreditation.”
With a capacity of 335 beds and 2,444 employees, including more than 550 physicians, each year Swedish Covenant Hospital admits over 14,500 patients and handles approximately 48,000 emergency treatments. The hospital is affiliated with three US medical schools and our medical school is its only international education partner.
The Medical School has a permanent presence at the hospital with its office in the professional suite. The Student Support Officer and Head of Quality Assurance for North America are based in the office and work closely with the Clinical Dean for North America and the teams at both Swedish Covenant Hospital and Ponce Health Sciences University (details below).
* Because of visa regulations, only US and Canadian citizens are able to undertake their clinical training at Swedish Covenant Hospital.