OSF St. Francis Medical Center
Children’s Hospital of Illinois
OSF St. Francis Medical Center and the Children’s Hospital of Illinois are the major training sites for the Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program. As the third largest medical center in the state of Illinois, it boasts 710 licensed beds and 616 staffed beds of which 137 are pediatrics. Moreover, it is the major referral center for a 23-county region in north-central Illinois, with a referral population of over 2.5 million residents, including over 500,000 children. OSF St. Francis serves as both a primary care community hospital for metropolitan Peoria as well as a tertiary care center complete with Level I trauma services and Level III intensive care units. OSF St. Francis has 5,000 employees and supports 9 residency programs–and is part of OSF HealthCare, which includes 11 acute care facilities and two colleges of nursing. The Children’s Hospital of Illinois is a hospital within OSF Saint Francis Medical Center and is the busiest children’s hospital in Illinois outside of Chicago.
Residents serve one half-day per week at Heartland, a federally qualified health center (FQHC). It is located just up the street from OSF St. Francis Medical Center at the new OSF Center for Health facility on Knoxville Avenue.
OSFMG & Other Community Med-Peds Clinics
Residents serve an additional half-day per week at private community clinics, precepted by MedPeds trained physicians. Theses clinics are spread about the greater Peoria area.