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Hospital das Clínicas da Universidade de São Paulo

The Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (University of São Paulo Faculty of Medicine Clinics Hospital) is a complex of health institutions, located in various regions of the city of São Paulo, Brazil. Founded on April 19, 1944, it occupies a total area of 600,000 square meters and offers 2,400 beds, distributed among its eight specialized institutes and two assisting hospitals.[1]

Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo
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Geography
LocationSão Paulo, SP, Brazil
Organisation
Care systemPublic
Hospital typeTeaching, tertiary referral hospital
Affiliated universityUniversity of São Paulo
Services
Emergency departmentYes
Beds2,200
History
FoundedApril 19, 1944
Links
Websitehttp://www.hc.fm.usp.br/
ListsHospitals in Brazil
Other links
Instituto do Coração da Universidade de São Paulo

Contents

Buildings, Institutes and assisting hospitalsEdit

The largest part of the complex, located in the central region of São Paulo in the Consolação district, consists of:

  • Administration Building
  • Central Institute (ICHC)
  • Heart Institute (Instituto do Coração - INCOR)
  • Orthopedics and Traumatology Institute (IOT)
  • Psychiatry Institute (IPq)
  • Radiology Institute (INRAD)
  • Children's Institute (Instituto da Criança) (ICr)
  • Instituto Dr Arnaldo de Vieira
  • Medical Investigation Laboratories (LIM) (building under project, the governor have decided to give the State Secretary of Health building to create this research institute).

On other locations, the complex is divided into:

  • Suzano Assisting Hospital, located in the town of Suzano;
  • Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - IMREA (former Division of Rehabilitation Medicine)
    • Vila Mariana Unit, located on the southern part of the city of São Paulo;
    • Umarizal Unit, located nearby the base;
  • Cotoxó Assisting Hospital, located in Vila Pompéia, in the city of São Paulo;
  • Medical Investigation Laboratories, administrative unit located in the Cerqueira César district;
  • Rebouças convention center, located across the street from the base hospital.
  • AIDS House (providing care to HIV/AIDS patients)
  • S.A.M.S.S. (Employees' Medical and Social Assistance Service)

ChronologyEdit

The base complex and satellite buildings have been built gradually since 1944. The chronology for each institute's starting year follows.

UnitsEdit

  • Central Institute - 1944
  • Psychiatry Institute - 1952
  • Orthopedics and Traumatology Institute - 1953
  • Administration Building - 1972
  • Medical Investigation Laboratories - 1975
  • Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (former Division of Rehabilitation Medicine)
    • Vila Mariana Unit - 1975
    • Umarizal Unit - 2001
  • Child Institute - 1976
  • Heart Institute - 1977
  • Ambulatory Building - 1981
  • Rebouças Convention Center - 1982
  • AIDS House - 1994
  • Radiology Institute - 1994
  • Cancer Institute - 2008

Assisting hospitalsEdit

  • Suzano Assisting Hospital - 1960
  • Cotoxó Assisting Hospital - 1971

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Quem Somos". hcnet.usp.br (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2017-03-04.

External linksEdit