Aventura Hospital and Medical Center became a State of Florida designated statutory teaching hospital on December 20, 2018.

A ‘statutory teaching hospital’ as defined by Florida Statute 408.07(44) is any Florida hospital officially affiliated with an accredited Florida medical school which exhibits activity in the area of graduate medical education as reflected by at least seven different graduate medical education programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the Council on Postdoctoral Training of the American Osteopathic Association and the presence of 100 or more full-time equivalent resident physicians. The Director of the Agency for Health Care Administration shall be responsible for determining which hospitals meet this definition.

The Graduate Medical Education programs at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center educate and train 190 future medical professionals with residency and fellowship programs in emergency medicine, general surgery, internal medicine, anesthesiology, pulmonology & critical care, cardiology, gastroenterology, radiology, psychiatry, transitional year, pulmonary disease, infectious disease, podiatry, hospice and palliative care, and geriatrics. Learn more about our GME Programs.