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White Memorial Medical Center

White Memorial Medical Center (WMMC) is a 353-bed teaching hospital in Boyle Heights, California, serving Los Angeles County. The medical center's key services include advanced diagnostic imaging with cardiac imaging capabilities, behavioral medicine, cancer care, cleft palate program, diabetes care and treatment, Level III emergency services (EDAP facility), gastroenterology, inpatient and outpatient surgical services, heart, vascular and stroke care (including an accredited STEMI Receiving Center, an Advanced Certification Primary Stroke Center and a state-of-the art arrhythmia treatment center), orthopedic care, Level III neonatal intensive care, rehabilitation, skilled nursing facility, women’s and children’s services.

As a teaching hospital, the medical center offers medical residencies in family medicine, ranked number one in the state; internal medicine; OB/GYN and podiatry. In 2014, WMMC graduated 21 physician residents and 25 nursing residents. Over the past year, WMMC has been ranked 15 out of 140 hospitals in the Los Angeles area by US News & World Report. In addition, they were ranked number one in the state for it's Family Medicine program. WMMC was awarded the 5-star Award by PRC for Emergency Department's overall Quality of Care, placing the department team among top 10 percent in the nation.

 In 2014, WMMC had 20,009 admissions, 3,750 deliveries, 57,294 emergency visits and 68,523 outpatient visits. The medical center is staffed by more than 557 physicians, 69 medical residents, 1,971 employees and 201 volunteers.

Just minutes from downtown Los Angeles, White Memorial Medical Center is centrally located near some of the highest quality accommodations, restaurants, retail shops and attractions that this exciting city has to offer. Los Angeles is the most populated metro area on the West Coast. As such, it offers all the cultural and recreational amenities one could desire. Museums, shopping centers, sporting events, concert halls, theatres, beaches and amusement parks are all available in the area. Outdoor recreational activities including skiing, hiking/backpacking, kayaking, mountain biking, and fishing are all available within a short drive of the metro Los Angeles area. Los Angeles is a vibrant, culturally diverse city that attracts millions of visitors each year.

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