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Affiliated Training Facilities

All fellows are assigned to a continuity care clinic at the VA. Each first and second year fellow has a continuity clinic for one half day each week at the VA. Patients are longitudinal, managed care, post-hospital follow-ups, consultations, or walk-in primary care patients. First-hand knowledge is gained about managed health care. Each fellow has an extraordinary amount of patient contact. 

 

Memphis VA Medical CenterMemphis VA Medical Center
1030 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104
901.523.8990

Founded in 1922, the Memphis VA Medical Center (VAMC) is affiliated with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and is one of UTHSC'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.

For the 196,000 veterans from 53 counties in western Tennessee, northern Mississippi, and northwest Arkansas, the VAMC offers a variety of services for both physical and mental health needs.  New programs include those for traumatic brain injuries, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and suicide prevention.

Consultation services are offered. This is also one of the sites for continuity clinics throughout the full three years of fellowship. Fellows will have the opportunity to participate in state of the art multidisciplinary clinics and conferences offered at the VA. Fellows experience a vast variety of complex oncological and hematological cases during their consult months as well as in the clinic.

Consult Hematology/Oncology Service: Staffed by attending, fellow, and on occasion internal medicine residents. Full time oncology pharmacist also available. (PGY4-2 months; PGY5- 1 month)

 

Regional One HealthRegional One Health
877 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
901.545.7100

Regional One Health (ROH) was established in 1829, making it the oldest health system in Tennessee. ROH is the only level-1 trauma center in the region, has the region's only accredited burn center, and also serves as the public safety-net hospital for the Memphis area.  Unique services offered by Regional One include the trauma services and the burn ICU, in addition to caring for the region's underserved population.

ROH is the largest medical and surgical teaching site for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.  The partnership between Regional One Health and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center includes the UT Regional One Physicians group, the largest teaching physician group of its kind in the Mid-South. 

Consultation services are offered and an inpatient admission service for chemotherapy treatment. This is also one of the sites for continuity clinics during fellowship. Fellows experience a vast variety of complex oncological and hematological cases during their consult and admission months at ROH. 

Consult Hematology/Oncology Service: Staffed by attending, fellow, and on occasion internal medicine residents. 

 

Methodist University HospitalMethodist University Hospital
1265 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104
901.516.7000

Methodist University Hospital (MUH) is a 617-bed facility and the principal adult private teaching hospital for UTHSC. Methodist University Hospital provides real-world experiences of managing medical problems in an efficient and effective institution. MUH is home to a large solid organ transplant program, specializing in liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantations.

  • Malignant Hematology Service: Staffed by attending, and fellow. The fellow will gain knowledge of inpatient care of acute leukemia, aggressive lymphoma, and a variety of hematological illnesses. Multidisciplinary team approach is utilized, meeting twice monthly to discuss challenging cases. (PGY 4-2 months; PGY 5 1 month)
  • Bone Marrow Transplant Team: Staffed by attending, fellow, and pharmacist. The fellow will gain fundamental knowledge of inpatient care of bone marrow transplant patients. Again, a multidisciplinary team approach is utilized, meeting twice monthly to discuss challenging cases. (PGY 4-2 months; PGY 5 1 month)

St. Jude Children's HospitalSt. Jude Children's Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105

866.278.5833

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, founded by actor Danny Thomas along with Lemuel Diggs and Anthony Abraham in 1962, started as a promise to St. Jude Thaddeus, the patron saint of the hopeless. In return for guidance in his career, Thomas pledged to build a facility to treat ill children regardless of their race, color, creed, or their family's ability to pay.  St. Jude has become a premier pediatric treatment and research facility, focusing on children with aggressive cancers.  The hospital treats children from all over the United States as well as 70 other countries throughout the world. St. Jude research has helped reduce the childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to 80%.

In 2019, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital was ranked the number two pediatric cancer hospital by U.S. News & World Report. St. Jude and the World Health Organization recently announced a five-year collaboration to cure at least 60% of children worldwide with the six most common types of cancer by 2030.

Fellows are provided the opportunity to attend clinic for St. Jude Life, which is an adult clinic for the evaluation of late effects of chemotherapy and radiation. Fellows also have the opportunity for electives as well as clinical and basic science research at this state of the art institution.

 

Last Published: Oct 5, 2021