College of Medicine Office of Admissions

For Future Students

The UT Health Science Center College of Medicine offers several admissions programs. The primary application must be received by the American Medical College Application Service [AMCAS] no later than November 15th on or before midnight EST. To ensure that your AMCAS application will be considered appropriately, please read all required information.

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The Deans

  • Scott Strome, MD, College of Medicine, Robert Kaplan Executive Dean, Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs
  • R. Bruce Shack, MD, College of Medicine, Chattanooga Dean
  • Paul J. Hauptman, MD, Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville Dean
  • Gregory James, MD, Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs and Graduate Medical Education, Saint Thomas Health Nashville

The responsibility of the selection of students, for admission to the College of Medicine is delegated to the Committee on Admissions by the Executive Dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine under the authority of the Board of Trustees of the University. The Admissions Committee is charged with selecting those applicants who are deemed to be the most highly qualified for the study and practice of medicine. The Admissions Committee also establishes standards for admission to the College, these standards to be approved by the College of Medicine, the Administration of The UT Health Science Center and the University Board of Trustees.

The members of the Committee on Admissions are broadly based in the academic and medical communities. Representation includes: members of both clinical and basic medical science faculty in the College of Medicine, practicing physicians from across the state and medical students from the junior and senior classes. Members are appointed to the Committee by the Executive Dean of the UTHSC College of Medicine. The Medicine Admissions Office supports this role through:

  • advising prospective students
  • providing guided tours on interview days
  • managing the processing of application materials
  • screening applications as received
  • notifying applicants of interviews
  • counseling unsuccessful applicants

We are excited about your future and wish to do all we can to assist you. Brochures are great, but nothing takes the place of a personal visit. Our office hours are from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, Central Standard Time. We are located at the corner of Madison and Dudley, Medical Center Plaza Complex, 910 Madison Building, Suite 1043. [closed weekends and Holidays] If you would like to come for a visit, to receive counseling or to discuss your consideration of an application, please contact our office.

Contact Us

College of Medicine
Office of Admissions

Medical Center Plaza
910 Madison Ave, Suite 1043
Memphis, Tennessee 38163
Phone: (901) 448-5559
Fax: (901) 448-1740
Medicine Admissions Staff

Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs:
Nelson Strother

Scott E. Strome, MD
Robert Kaplan Executive Dean,
Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs
910 Madison Ave, Ste 1002
Memphis, TN 38163

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