Hospitals and Facilities
The Training Programs in Internal Medicine take advantage of 4 major teaching hospitals. This provides outstanding opportunities to participate in the care of a diverse patient population.
Regional One Health
877 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
In addition to being the home of the Regional Trauma Center, Regional One Health (ROH), formerly The MED, also includes several other Centers of Excellence in Burn, High-Risk Obstetrics, and Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU).
ROH is the largest medical and surgical teaching site for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and through this affiliation, more than half of Tennessee's doctors will receive some, if not all, training here.
Methodist University Hospital
1265 Union Avenue
Methodist University Hospital (MUH) is a partnership of two healthcare leaders, Methodist Healthcare and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Located in the medical center and formerly known as Methodist Central, MUH is a 617-bed facility and the principal adult private teaching hospital for UTHSC. Methodist University Hospital will provide real-world experiences of managing medical problems in an efficient and effective institution.
MUH and UTHSC bring together research, medicine and innovation. This partnership supports multidisciplinary collaboration among doctors and clinical team members, leading to more advanced medical care for patients.
Memphis VA Medical Center
1030 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104
Founded in 1922, the Memphis VA Medical Center (VAMC) is an affiliate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and one of it's primary adult teaching hospitals. It offers quality healthcare for the changing medical, surgical, and quality of life needs of the Mid-South men and women who so proudly served our nation.
Over 196,000 veterans from 53 counties in western Tennessee, northern Mississippi, and northwest Arkansas visit the VAMC for a variety of physical and mental health needs. New programs include those for traumatic brain injuries, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), suicide prevention, and more.
Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
Founded in 1952, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital is an integral part of the Methodist Healthcare Family and a training site for many University of Tennessee Health Science Center residencies/fellowships. A new $340-million hospital building was built in December 2010 to accommodate the over 100,000 patients seen each year.
Named one of the nation's "Best Children's Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, Le Bonheur is the only Level 1 pediatric trauma center in the Mid-South. It's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) provides the highest level of care for the region's critically ill newborns.
Baptist Memorial Hospital
6019 Walnut Grove Rd.
Memphis, Tenn. 38120
Baptist Memorial Hospital (BMH) is a 706-bed, full-service private hospital. The
Memphis campus also houses the Restorative Care Hospital, the Baptist Memorial Hospital
for Women, the Plaza Diagnostic Pavillion for outpatients, and the Baptist Heart Institute.
A dedicated, five-room pediatric emergency room is located in the Spence and Becky
Wilson Baptist Children's Hospital, which is part of the BMH for Women.
BMH is one of Tennessee's busiest hospitals with 55,000 emergency department visits and 12,000 surgeries a year. A variety of subspecialty and ambulatory electives are available taught by volunteer faculty, many of whom have received teaching awards.