GI Training Sites
St. Bernardine Medical Center
Dignity Health St. Bernardine Medical Center was founded in San Bernardino 1931 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. It has grown into a 342-bed not-for-profit health care facility with the latest technology and offers a full continuum of services, from family care to the most advanced heart surgery, treating an average of 79,000 individuals in the Emergency Department, delivering 2,100 babies and admitting more than 15,000 patients for treatment each year.
The center's large cardiovascular program had 2014 volumes of in excess of 3,000 cardiac caths, 1,400 PCIs, 700 peripheral vascular procedures and 650 heart surgeries. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) program started about a year ago with 90 procedures conducted through the end of 2015.
VA Jerry L. Pettis Memorial Veterans Medical Center
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Jerry L. Pettis Memorial Medical Center serves veterans and active duty service men and women alike. It is the regional lead hospital in a pilot program to widen the net of health care providers available to veterans. Opened in 1977, the center is named in memory of Congressman Jerry L. Pettis, who worked diligently to locate the facility in Loma Linda. The center provides a wide variety of services through inpatient, outpatient and home care programs. The major bed services are medicine, surgery and behavioral medicine. The facility has 162 acute care beds and a 108-bed community living center.
UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles
The UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles is a site for outside electives, including GI motility and liver transplants.