Clinical Sites

Welcome to the dynamic landscape of clinical training offered by the Department of Emergency Medicine at UTHealth Houston. Our clinical sites are not just hospitals; they are bustling centers of medical innovation, education, and compassionate care.

Scroll down to explore more about our clinical sites, each offering unique opportunities for education, training, and service to the community.

Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

Memorial Hermann LogoMemorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center was the first institution built in the Texas Medical Center in 1925. It is the primary teaching hospital for McGovern Medical School and the flagship location of 13 hospitals in the Memorial Hermann Healthcare system.

It is one of only two level I trauma centers serving the 7,000,000+ population of the greater Houston area (and the only one with LifeFlight). Memorial Hermann-TMC has an annual ED census of approximately 100,00+ patients per year and is a private, not-for-profit, tertiary care center. The hospital is the principal teaching site for McGovern Medical School.

Memorial Hermann Hospital – Texas Medical Center

Providing 24hr EM care with over 40,000 trauma visits and over 10,000+ of those patients admitted, MH-TMC has been described as the busiest trauma center in the United States. This trauma volume and acuity allow our residents to become experts in treating both critical and ambulatory trauma patients.

Total bed capacity at MH-TMC is 1,104 beds. Our Emergency Department at MH-TMC has 65 beds and may expand as patient volume demands. We have 8 trauma resuscitation bays, 6 medical resuscitation bays, 36 minor trauma/general medical care beds, and 15 pediatric area beds.

Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

Children's Memorial HermannChildren’s Memorial Hermann Hospital provides multispecialty care for our pediatric patients and is Houston’s largest pediatric level I trauma center.

Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is dedicated to providing personalized care for women and children. They offer colorful, comforting environments with special play areas and a supportive staff to ease the focus away from pain and illness. The hospital provides education and support services for families, as well as specialized care for international patients.

Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital – Texas Medical Center

Their Women’s Center offers comprehensive obstetric care, including high-risk pregnancy services, within the same facility as their pediatric services. With 76 specialty care rooms for women, 138 pediatric beds, and 118 neonatal intensive care beds, they provide top-level care for patients of all ages. Additionally, their affiliation with Memorial Hermann Health System extends their reach throughout Greater Houston, providing specialized care in community locations.

Highlights of the hospital include renowned programs in pediatric neurosciences, trauma, orthopedics, cardiac care, and transplantation. They offer specialized emergency and transport services, neonatal critical care, and have received recognition for excellence in life support.

The hospital also provides support services such as Child Life specialists, a Ronald McDonald House for families, and specialized programs like the Fetal Center and Pediatric Brain Tumor Program in collaboration with MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital.

Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital

Harris Health System LogoLyndon B. Johnson Hospital, with an annual volume of over 147,000+ patient visits per year, is a second teaching site for UTHealth and is one of two county hospitals that serve Harris County residents. LBJ Hospital is a level III trauma center, the first in Texas.

Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital – Harris Health

Harris Health System, serving Harris County, Texas, offers comprehensive healthcare through Ben Taub Hospital and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, including trauma, stroke, and neonatal care. They provide outpatient services via community health centers, clinics, and specialized centers. In FY2022, they managed over 40,000 hospital cases, 4,800 births, and 147,000 emergency visits, with $2.3 billion in revenue. They delivered $796 million in charity care and serve a patient mix primarily uninsured (45.9%) and Medicaid beneficiaries (21.2%), with a diverse demographic, including 52.9% Hispanic and 24% African American populations.

Ben Taub Hospital – Harris Health

Ben Taub Hospital, established in 1963, features 402 licensed beds and operates as a Level I trauma center. It is recognized as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Designated Chest Pain Center, offering elite care for stroke and heart attack patients.

Additionally, the Harris Health System provides extensive outpatient and ambulatory care services, including community health centers, multi-specialty clinics, dental and dialysis centers, homeless shelter clinics, and mobile medical outreach programs, staffed by renowned medical professionals from institutions like UTHealth, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and Baylor College of Medicine.