Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine
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|Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine|
|Location||Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
|Care system||RAMQ (Quebec medicare)|
|Affiliated university||Faculté de médecine - Université de Montréal|
|Emergency department||63 000 visits yearly|
|Beds||450 (main site) + 95 (Marie-Enfant site)|
|Founded||1907, 1957 (current site)|
|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.
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.
Currently, CHU Sainte-Justine is undergoing major construction. A new building is being built under the project of "Grandir en Santé". This extension will increase by 60% the hospital centre.
- Centre hospitalier universitaire de Montreal (CHUM)
- Montreal Children's Hospital, Montreal's other pediatric hospital
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