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Slidell Memorial Hospital

Slidell Memorial Hospital is a full-service 182-bed acute care not-for-profit community hospital. Founded in 1959, SMH is the third-largest employer in St. Tammany Parish, employing 1,300 full, part-time and pool clinical and administrative employees. SMH serves as a primary healthcare resource for families in greater Mississippi Gulf Coast region. Slidell Memorial Hospital is located approximately 30 miles from downtown New Orleans. SMH and the LSU Emergency Medicine Program have had a long standing relationship, with several SMH ED faculty holding academic ED appointments at Univeristy Hospital.  The ED is a Level 3 trauma center and sees 35,000 patients per year. Residents encounter a primarily private population with moderate trauma volume. All ED faculty are Charity EM graduates and board certified in Emergency Medicine.