St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC) is located in the heart of Tacoma, Wash. The majority of your fellowship time will be spent at SJMC. However, you will also spend time at Virginia Mason Medical Center (VMMC) in downtown Seattle and St. Michael Medical Center (SMMC) in Silverdale, Wash. All 3 tertiary care hospitals offer unique experiences, and your time across these 3 institutions will provide you with a well-rounded clinical experience. Both VMMC and SMMC are within 45 minutes of driving distance to SJMC.
Tacoma is nestled along Washington’s Puget Sound and is known for its picturesque parks and outdoor spaces. Tacoma is also known as a “family-friendly” city with multiple fun attractions for children, including parks and zoos, bumper cars on ice, and unique museums. Below you will find fun facts about Tacoma, and also some top attractions and restaurants, all sure to keep you busy during your off days.
5 Fun Facts about Tacoma, Wash.
Terrific Restaurants (too many to name!)