Emory School of Medicine is renowned as a premier research institution. The school received $292.2 million in research funding in 2005-2006, and now ranks 19th among all US medical schools in total NIH research support. Among Emory’s extensive research facilities are the Woodruff Memorial Research Building, the Rollins Research Center, the Winship Cancer Institute, the Biomedical/Dental Building, the vaccine research center, and the Whitehead Memorial Research Building. Emory medicine is well known for its pioneering treatment and research in specialty areas, including cardiovascular diseases, cancer, renal diseases, ophthalmology, and geriatrics. As clinicians in Emory’s seven owned or affiliated teaching hospitals, faculty members are responsible for 2,975 hospital beds and more than 2.2 million patient encounters annually. Emory Healthcare is the clinical arm of the Emory University Woodruff Health Sciences Center. As the largest, most comprehensive health care system in Georgia, Emory Healthcare includes The Emory Clinic, Emory Children's Center, Emory Medical Affiliates, Emory Specialty Associates, Dialysis Access Center of Atlanta, Emory Genetics Laboratory, Emory Medical Foundation, Emory Physical Therapy, Emory University Hospital, Emory Crawford Long Hospital, Wesley Woods Center, the jointly owned Emory-Adventist Hospital, and the jointly-owned Emory Johns Creek Hospital. Emory Healthcare has revenues of $1.5 billion and approximately 10,000 employees.
Emory doctors also operate within Grady Health Systems, one of the the Southeast's largest & busiest Emergency Care facilities. Grady Memorial Hospital treats over 100,000 emergency cases per year and an average 300 per day.