The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Internal Medicine
Residency Training Program is a large residency program (140 residents) based in the Texas
Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world. Residents have opportunities to
care for patients and pursue scholarly activity at many teaching institutions—MD Anderson
Cancer Center, The Michael DeBakey Veteran’s Affairs Hospital, Harris Health, and Memorial
Hermann Hospital (MHH). Residents participate in quality improvement and patient safety
activities at all institutions, each with their own unique patient population and research
emphasis, in addition to providing clinical care. Our program employs block
scheduling to protect time for scholarly activities and features a robust faculty-led didactic
curriculum. Residents develop teaching skills while working with medical students on general
medicine ward teams, and their contributions help make our third-year internal medicine
clerkship the most highly rated by students. We are proud to provide clinical experiences,
mentorship, and didactics to support our residents in whatever career they decide to pursue,
whether it is hospital medicine, primary care internal medicine, or subspecialty fellowship.
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