A Philanthropic Institution, of acknowledged beneficent nature and social assistance providing medical services in General Practice and Gastroenterology to SUS and to the destitute and homeless population in Rio de Janeiro, through Professor Milton dos Reis Arantes 4th and 20th Wards Service.
The Hospital Geral da Santa Casa da Misericórdia da Misericórdia do Rio de Janeiro, serving the community for 427 years was founded by jesuit José de Anchieta on March 24th, 1582.
- Post-Graduation courses in General Practice – 12 months.
- Gastroenterology Post-Graduation course – 24 months.
- Liver Club and Gastro Club – with a meeting for both clubs every last Tuesday of the month, since 1996.
- Annual Scientific Event: “Three Mornings at Santa Casa” – Continuous Training in Gastroenterology, since 1996.
No pátio da Santa Casa de Misericórdia encontra-se a Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Bonsucesso, a mais antiga do Rio de Janeiro, edificada em 1567. Sua forma atual, porém, corresponde ao ano de 1780, quando foi reconstruída.