Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine

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Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine
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Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine is located in Montreal
Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine
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Location in Montreal
Geography
Location Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Coordinates 45°30′11″N 73°37′28″W / 45.5031°N 73.6244°W / 45.5031; -73.6244Coordinates: 45°30′11″N 73°37′28″W / 45.5031°N 73.6244°W / 45.5031; -73.6244
Organization
Care system RAMQ (Quebec medicare)
Hospital type Specialist
Affiliated university Faculté de médecine - Université de Montréal
Services
Emergency department 63 000 visits yearly
Beds 450 (main site) + 95 (Marie-Enfant site)
Speciality Pediatrics
Obstetrics
History
Founded 1907, 1957 (current site)
Links
Website http://www.chu-sainte-justine.org/Home/default.aspx
Lists Hospitals in Canada

The Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine (CHU Sainte-Justine) is a pediatric and obstetric university health centre affiliated with the Université de Montréal, located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Founded in 1907 by Justine Lacoste-Beaubien, the CHU Sainte-Justine is one of the largest pediatric health centres in Canada. With its 450 beds, among which 30 are from the intensive care unit, it receives 19,000 inpatients yearly.

Sainte-Justine officially became a university health centre in 1995 and it has, since then, welcomed around 2500 medical students each year.

Since 2000, the Centre de réadaptation Marie-Enfant, the only pediatric rehabilitation centre in Quebec, which counts 95 beds, is affiliated with the CHU Sainte-Justine.

The CHU Sainte-Justine is a health centre in itself. The CHU Sainte-Justine also includes an internationally renowned research centre. It celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2007.

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