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Why Memphis?

Downtown memphis image from Mud Island

Memphis is a truly incredible town with so much to offer! Catch dinner at the iconic Majestic Grille before taking in a Grizzlies NBA game at the FedEx Forum. Learn the history of Memphis music at Elvis Presley’s Graceland, Stax Records, and Sun Studio. Soak in the sun at Shelby Farms or the Big River Crossing. Enjoy shopping at our Bass Pro Shop, housed in the tenth-tallest pyramid in the world, then explore the nightlife on historic Beale Street.

Those are just a few reasons Memphis was named one of Condé Nast Traveler’s 23 Best Places to Go in 2023. Our UT Health Science Center was also named the ninth safest college in America by

But most of all, Memphis is the healthcare hub of the Mid-South's large and diverse population.

You can find UT Health Science Center faculty, residents, fellows, and staff at:

Memphis is THE place to be!

Quotes from Graduates About the Anesthesiology Residency Program

One of the most important aspects of a residency program is the tone and quality of the faculty-resident interaction. At UTHSC, the camaraderie between residents and staff is excellent. The staff members are very approachable, knowledgeable, and friendly. They remember what it is like to be a resident and they treat you as a peer who is still learning.

Jeff Blalack, MD, Program Graduate

Seldom do I see anything now which I haven't seen before. I feel like my training has exposed me to everything. It's a very confident feeling.

James Boutte, MD, Program Graduate

Apr 8, 2024