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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.

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. 


Pathology services are provided through the Memphis Pathology Group (MPG) whose members are also UTHSC faculty. MPG also provides services to the West Cancer Center, a UTHSC and Methodist Healthcare affiliated adult cancer care center. The AP and CP laboratories at MUH are key rotation sites for our residents and fellows.

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.


Pathology services are provided by VA pathologists who hold UTHSC faculty appointments. The AP and CP laboratories are key rotation sites for our residents and fellows.

Le Bonheur Children's HospitalLe Bonheur Children's Hospital
848 Adams Ave
Memphis, TN 38103

901.287.5437

Established in 1952, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital is an integral part of the Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare system and a teaching affiliate for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. 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 for eight consecutive years, Le Bonheur is the only Level 1 pediatric trauma center in the Mid-South.  Its neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) provides the highest level of care for the region's critically ill newborns.  Le Bonheur has received many accolades of excellence over the years including: Top Children's Hospital in 2017 by the Leapfrog group for its safe patient care, Magnet status - one of only 7 percent of hospitals in the U.S. to have earned this honor for quality nursing care by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and a three-star rating (the highest) by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons for its Heart Institute.


Pathology services are provided through the LeBonheur Pathology Group (LBPG) whose members are also UTHSC faculty. The AP and CP laboratories are key rotation sites for our residents and fellows.

Baptist Memorial Hospital MemphisBaptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis
6019 Walnut Grove Rd.
Memphis, TN 38120
901.226.5000

Baptist Memorial Hospital (BMH) - Memphis is the flagship hospital of the Baptist Memorial Health Care system.  The 80-acre campus includes the hospital, Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, Baptist Women’s Health CenterSpence and Becky Wilson Baptist Children’s Hospital, and Baptist Memorial Restorative Care Hospital, Baptist Heart Institute, and five (5) physicians’ office buildings. The Baptist mission is a three-fold ministry of healing, preaching, and teaching which is used to provide quality health care.

BMH is one of Tennessee's busiest hospitals with 65,000 emergency department visits and 12,000 surgeries each year. The hospital physicians are Mid-South transplant pioneers, performing the first area open heart surgery in 1960 and the first local heart transplant in 1985. A variety of subspecialty and ambulatory electives are available taught by volunteer faculty, many of whom have received teaching awards.


Pathology services are provided by the Pathology Group of the Mid South (PGM) at Trumball Laboratories. The AP and CP laboratories are key rotation sites for our residents and fellows, and the pathologists generously dedicate a portion of their time to teaching UTHSC residents and fellows.

American Esoteric Laboratories
1701 Century Center Cove
Memphis,TN 38134
(901) 405-8200

American Esoteric Laboratory (AEL) is a large regional reference laboratory which is a subsidiary of Sonic Healthcare. AEL offers AP services through a UCH partnership, and an extensive array of reference and esoteric clinical laboratory tests. AEL provides a unique opportunity to observe CP testing in a large volume and comprehensive reference laboratory setting. Pathologists hold UTHSC faculty appointments, and laboratory scientists generously dedicate a portion of their time to teaching.

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.

UTHSC has a close working relationship with SJCRH, and many associates hold UTHSC faculty appointments. The facility is a very important training site for our residents and fellows, particularly in molecular pathology and senior elective opportunities.

West Tennessee Regional Forensic CenterWest Tennessee Regional Forensic Center
637 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38105

(901) 222-4600

The West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center operates under an agreement with UTHSC and works with the Shelby County Medical Examiner's Office to investigate sudden, unexpected and unnatural deaths, and serves as a resource for improving the public health and safety of the community. The center serves as a rotation site for residents and sponsors a forensic pathology fellowship.

University Clinical Health
930 Madison
Memphis, TN  38163
(901) 866-8864

University Clinical Health (UCH) is a multispecialty practice group comprised of UTHSC faculty. UCH supports the clinical practice group for UTHSC pathology services as well as dermatopathology. In addition to dermatopathology rotations, our residents can also do additional UTHSC-based electives, such as oral pathology through the dental school.

Last Published: Jul 28, 2020