Banner University Medical Center Phoenix, is a 663 in-patient bed facility and a Level One Trauma Center located 2.3 miles west of Maricopa Medical Center in downtown Phoenix and is the residency’s second major training site. BUMC offers many Tertiary medical services including a certified Primary Stroke Center, high risk Obstetrics, Cavanagh Heart Center (including LVADs), a Cancer Center, a Transplant Center, and the Banner Poison Center. It is also a major medical education institution with residencies and fellowships in many medical services. The Copa Residents spend time during their 3 years rotating through Cardiology, Toxicology, Surgical ICU, Stroke Service, and the Emergency Department. The Good Sam ED is set up in a “pod” system with over 30 beds and serves approximately 64,000 patients, annually.
Banner Simulation System is one of the country’s largest simulation education programs with an in-hospital simulation lab and a 55,000 square-foot simulation facility that teaches all fields of health care professionals in the settings of: ICU, ED, OR, NICU, Post-anesthesia care unit. The yearly Copa Conference schedule regularly includes Simulation Days allowing the residents to practice EM procedures and to run simulation cases with state of the art mannequins.