Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec

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Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec (CHUQ) is a network of three teaching hospitals affiliated with the medical school of Université Laval and several specialized institutions in Quebec City.

Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec
Geography
Location Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Organization
Care system Medicare
Hospital type Teaching hospital
Affiliated university Laval University
Services
Emergency department Level II trauma center (Hôtel-Dieu de Québec, CHUL, adults), Level I trauma center (CHUL, pediatrics)
History
Founded 1995
Links
Website http://www.chuq.qc.ca/

It was created by the merger in December 1995 of three large teaching hospitals:

It also includes:

  • Maison Paul-Triquet
  • Centre de l’ouïe et de la parole (Hearing and Speech Centre)
  • Centre de traitement dans la communauté (Community Treatment Centre)
  • Centre de pédopsychiatrie (Child and Youth Psychiatry Centre)
  • Foyer des vétérans (Veterans' Home)

At the Centre hospitalier de l'Université Laval site, it offers extensive and specialized pediatric services.

CHUQ is the largest institutional employer in Quebec City: its staff includes 672 specialist doctors, 237 family doctors, 2659 nursess, 96 pharmacists, 19 dentists, and 1492 other health care professionals and technicians.

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