Training Institutions

Our training institutions offer a variety of educational and research opportunities.

The Texas Medical Center:

  • The largest group of medical and health institutions in the world, containing 42 institutions, 2 medical schools, and 13 hospitals.
  • More than 5 million patient visits annually.
  • International center for patient referral and health professions training.

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth:

  • One of six schools comprising UTHealth.
  • Affiliated residency programs represent over twenty specialties and subspecialties and train over 750 residents annually.
  • Residents benefit from the diverse training received at multiple hospitals along with outside institutions.

Memorial Hermann-TMC:

Memorial Hermann Hospital TMC

  • Private teaching hospital serving as the primary teaching facility of the medical school.
  • Contains a Children’s Hospital, Heart and Vascular Institute, and a transplant center in addition to a Level I Trauma Center and Burn Center.
  • Over 1,080 beds with recent major expansion and building of a surgical wing and surgical pathology suite.
  • Residents rotate in surgical pathology, cytopathology, hematopathology, and blood bank along with multiple other speciality services.

Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital:

  • Full-service general hospital operated by Harris Health and staffed by UTHealth physicians.
  • This teaching hospital allows expansion of the school’s educational, research and clinical programs.
  • A diverse patient population provides expanded pathology case exposure for residents.

Water Wall CommonsMD Anderson Cancer Center:

  • Part of The University of Texas System, focusing on cancer care, research, and education.
  • Recognized worldwide and continually ranked as one of the top hospitals for the treatment of cancer.
  • Over 50,000 surgical cases examined annually, many as challenging referrals from outside institutions.
  • Residents rotate in surgical pathology, cytopathology, and hematopathology, as well as other subspecialty areas. The conferences, case materials, and additional research opportunities are outstanding contributions to resident  training.

Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences (HCIFS):

  • Houston is served by dedicated forensics experts at the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
  • Residents are active participants in investigations into the cause and manner of death, allowing them to gain insight into medicolegal autopsy.