Pediatric Emergency Medicine | Fellowship | St. Louis

St. Louis

St. Louis is a vibrant Midwestern city - home of the Cardinals baseball team, Budweiser beer, and Washington University. A unique city with a vibrant and diverse culture, St. Louis offers a wide variety of activities from running or biking through Forest Park, catching a live music show at Broadway Oyster Bar, playing with the kids at the St. Louis Zoo, enjoying a beer at one of the many local breweries or exploring Bosnian food at a local restaurant. St. Louis boasts a wide variety of outdoor art, food, and beer festivals to suite every palate. 

Where to Live

St. Louis offer a large variety of neighborhoods in which to reside. Those looking for urban excitement and walkability to bars and restaurants can find apartments, condos and houses in the Central West End, Soulard, and Downtown. Those looking for historic homes and unique neighborhoods often look in Tower Grove, University City, Clayton, and South City areas. And for those who enjoy wide-open spaces, Kirkwood, Des Peres, and Webster Groves are great suburban options

How to Get Around

St. Louis is a very drivable city with low traffic and short commute times. One benefit of fellowship is a free pass to use the recently updated metrolink train and bus system which provides quick and easy access to important locations such as the airport, the medical campus, and downtown. Lambert International Airport connects you to the rest of the world, and through the Southwest terminal, bags fly free! St. Louis also has extensive designated bike routes that make it easy to stay healthy, save money, and go green! Needing a quick get away? St. Louis is just a four hour drive from several major Midwestern cities including Chicago, Memphis, Kansas City, Louisville, and Nashville. 


What to Do

St. Louis is a wonderfully active city, with so much to do and explore! Forest Park, located across the street from Children's Hospital, is a prime destination for entertainment. The St. Louis Zoo is located in the park, along with the Muny Theater, the St. Louis Art Museum, the History Museum, Steinberg Ice Rink, tennis courts, running and biking paths, a golf course, restaurants, and much more! Downtown also offers plenty to do, with Fox Theater, Busch Stadium, walking areas, the Arch, and the Botanical Gardens.  Throughout the city, there are great restaurants and a vibrant nightlife scene.  There are professional sports teams and tons of recreational sport options, including nearby areas perfect for hiking, biking, climbing and boating!  St. Louis is an amazing family-friendly city with popular family destinations such as the Zoo, Magic House Children’s Museum, City Children’s Museum, Grant’s Farm, Eckert’s Farms and more!


Botanical Gardens

Art Museum

Steinberg Ice Rink

Forest Park

City Garden

Busch Stadium
St. Louis Aquarium St. Louis Gateway Arch St. Louis Zoo

Where to Eat

St. Louis is famous for toasted ravioli, gooey butter cake, and beer. St.Louis's diverse population and passion for good food means that you will always find what you crave. From delicious Italian on the Hill and traditional bar and grills, to spicy Vietnamese, Bosnian, and other ethnic dining options on South Grand, you won't go hungry in this town. The Sauce Magazine provides customer reviews and recommendations for the variety of options, many of which are close to St. Louis Children’s Hospital and the medical campus.

The Hill

The Grove


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