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Leaders in medical education

Advancing holistic development and mission-driven healthcare

Medical education at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center offers a myriad of benefits that advance the holistic development of our mission-driven healthcare professionals. 

With a rich legacy of excellence and innovation, St. Joseph's provides unparalleled opportunities for hands-on learning, cutting-edge research, and interdisciplinary collaboration. Through state-of-the-art facilities and mentorship from esteemed faculty members, staff at all levels gain invaluable clinical experience and expertise in a diverse range of medical specialties. 

Moreover, St. Joseph's commitment to patient-centered care fosters a culture of compassion and empathy, equipping future physicians with the skills needed to address the evolving healthcare needs of their communities. 

By emphasizing lifelong learning and professional growth, St. Joseph's opportunities in medical education empowers individuals to become compassionate, competent, and visionary leaders in our community.

Hands-on training without the risk

Generous community engagement established and has since cultivated St. Joseph's state-of-the-art Simulation Center, a highly interactive, realistic classroom to practice patient care in a risk-free, realistic environment. 

The Simulation Center offers our healthcare team hands-on training using high-fidelity mannequins and highly advanced robotic surgical equipment under the direction of experienced medical educators. This critical interactive instruction empowers student nurses and medical students with the training and confidence needed to provide optimal patient care.

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Flinn Foundation establishes Cardiovascular Fellowship Program

The legacy of Robert S. Flinn, MD lives on today through the Flinn Foundation, which permanently endowed a cardiology fellowship program with a $1-million gift to St. Joseph’s. Read more here.


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MICA Medical Foundation funds new obstetrics and gynecology residency

MICA Medical Foundation (MMF) has pledged a gift of $278,000 to support medical education through highly qualified physicians-in-training enrolled in the hospital’s obstetrics and gynecology residency program. Read more here.

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Former hospital president turns attention to nurse education

Patty White, former president and CEO of St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center establishes "The Patty White Nursing Education Fund" as is integral piece of nursing education. Read more here.


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Doris Norton dedicates $5 million to advance health education

Following a longstanding family tradition of investing in health care and health sciences education benefiting the Phoenix community, local philanthropist Doris Norton donated $5 million to St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center and Creighton University. Read more here.