The Learning Center

Our goal is to inspire excellent patient care, staff development and community well-being, through learning and innovation. Medical librarians are on staff to help research treatments, illness and disease and general medical information. Visit Missoula's only public medical library at St. Patrick Hospital.

Montana End-of-Life Registry

The Montana state-wide depository for advance directives and living wills.

Contains many tools to help improve health, an encyclopedia for health questions, the latest news and tips.


The best resource for consumer health information; contains a dictionary, health topics, drug information and videos

NIH Senior Health

Website developed with seniors in mind, has info relevant to aging including arthritis, falling, memory. Font and contrast can be changed for easier reading, speech setting will read to you.

Quick Guide to Health Living

Provides information and tools for health monitoring and improvement. Topics include nutrition, pregnancy, cancer, heart health, public safety and others.

The Learning Center holds the Archives for St. Patrick Hospital including the Sisters' Chronicles, early medical instruments, photographs, Schools of Nursing and Radiology memorabilia and class photos, historic medical texts, and many other resources. Research requests can be made by contacting the Manager of Library Services, Dana Kopp, MLS. Call 406-329-5711 or send an email.

Other historical research sources include: