The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is a critical health care partner in the Memphis community, the Mid-South region and beyond.
We educate the state’s health care workforce, primarily right here in Memphis. We are integral to patient care through our partnerships with the Memphis medical community. Plus, we are playing and will continue to play a significant role in the city’s future as a major center for biotechnology and biomedical research.
Partner in Patient Care
The UT Health Science Center plays a key role as a partner in patient care not only in Memphis, but throughout Tennessee.
Our faculty members help staff in part nearly every hospital in Memphis and continue to play a significant role in the city’s future as a major center for biotechnology and biomedical research.
Our medical students and residents, as well as nursing and pharmacy students, work and are trained in hospitals under direction of experienced attending physicians and health care professionals.
We have more than 100 clinical centers and teaching sites located throughout Tennessee, touching thousands of Tennesseans across the state and the region every day.
Our Faculty Members...
- fully staff Regional One Health
- staff nearly all of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and the VA Medical Center
- staff the Semmes-Murphey Neurosurgical Clinic and the Campbell Orthopedic Clinic
- are among the physicians and scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
- operate, in partnership with Methodist University Hospital (MUH), the Mid-South's only abdominal transplant program, which is one of the top 10 in the country
- staff Regional One Health's nationally recognized Level 1 trauma center (among the top five in the country, treating nearly 12,000 cases a year) in Memphis
- staff Level 1 trauma centers at the UT Medical Center in Knoxville and the Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga