One of the largest hospitals in the state, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital (CRMH) is a 703-bed hospital with an additional 60-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The facility recently completed a large expansion project, adding a new Emergency Department, Labor and Delivery unit and the Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital complete with a Pediatric Emergency Room.
Now in its second century of providing premier healthcare services, CRMH also features a Level I trauma center. In addition to offering high-tech services, the hospital is home to 24 Graduate Medical Education Programs affiliated with Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, University of Virginia and Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Patients have access to nearby specialty clinics, family medical centers, and a host of personalized treatment options, making this the region's most comprehensive group of healthcare providers.
The Virginia Tech Carilion (VTC) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine is a strong and growing presence in regional healthcare. Our Department is based in Roanoke Virginia and has clinical, educational, and research sites throughout the region. Our Faculty are based in Roanoke at the Carilion Clinic (a Top 100 Hospital), in Radford at the Carilion New River Valley Hospital, at the Salem VAMC, and at the Catawba Hospital. We are part of the VTC School of Medicine, one of the newest and most innovative medical schools in the nation. We work closely with the VTC Research Institute, headed by the neuroscientist Michael Friedlander Ph.D., that has over $70 Million of current funding. The Department is focused on the extensive development and implementation of patient-centered research utilizing measurement-based care.
Virginia's western region is one of the best kept secrets. Our team members come from all over the country to be part of our mission and for good reason. You'll find yourself surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and enjoy a low cost of living that includes world-class outdoor recreation, amazing restaurants, and incredible arts and music. With our rich culture and history, vibrant local economy, distinguished colleges, and universities and exceptional downtown and rural living -- there may be no better place to call home.
The Roanoke Valley is a metropolitan area of more than 300,000, nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Roanoke has amenities that you'd expect from a dynamic urban center, without losing the charming feeling of a smaller place. Expansion Management named Roanoke Valley one of its Five-Start Communities for quality of life. The ranking is based on a reasonable cost of living, affordable housing, low crime, excellent transportation access, good public schools, proximity to community colleges and universities, and educated workforce and low taxes.