Texas Medical Center

A New Era

Harnessing the knowledge, talent, and technology from across the Texas Medical Center to lead the next generation of innovation in health sciences.

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A Year in Review

Texas Medical Center CEO and President Robert C. Robbins, M.D., reflects on an exciting year of progress for TMC

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Extreme Exposure

Two aerospace medicine residents are braving the cold during a clinical rotation in Antarctica

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Hope for Izaiah

A family seeks relief from devastating seizures with the first worldwide trial of a pharmaceutical-grade marijuana extract

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Spotlight: Stuart Yudofsky, M.D.

The Distinguished Service Professor and chairman of the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Drs. Beth K. and Stuart C. Yudofsky Presidential Chair in Neuropsychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine discusses the field of neuropsychiatry

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TMC Accelerator

The Texas Medical Center accelerator (TMCx) officially opened the doors to innovation on October 9th. TMCx provides a gateway to the facilities, resources and network of the world’s largest medical center.

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Our Members

Leadership

Robert C. Robbins, M.D.
President & CEO, Texas Medical Center

Paul Klotman, M.D.
President & CEO, Baylor College of Medicine

Marc Boom, M.D.
President & CEO, Houston Methodist Hospital

Dan Wolterman
President & CEO, Memorial Hermann Health System

David Leebron
President, Rice University

Brett Giroir, M.D.
EVP & CEO, Texas A&M Health Science Center

Mark Wallace
President & CEO, Texas Children’s Hospital

James Willerson, M.D.
President, Texas Heart Institute

Ronald DePinho, M.D.
President, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Renu Khator, Ph.D.
Chancellor and President, University of Houston

The Center of Innovation

The Texas Medical Center (TMC)—the largest medical complex in the world—is at the forefront of advancing life sciences. As home to the brightest minds in medicine, TMC nurtures cross-institutional collaboration, creativity, and innovation. Because together, we can push the limits of what’s possible.

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There’s not a medical center in the world with our volume of patients. We have great expertise in cardiovascular disease, cancer, children’s medical problems, neuroscience, strokes, rehabilitations, and other things. It’s very important that we all come together and collaborate.

James Willerson, M.D. President & Medical Director, Texas Heart Institute

We have assembled a highly talented group of individuals from across the medical center to shape the structure of the institutes that will position the Texas Medical Center as ‘the third coast’ for life science research, education, and innovation.

Bill McKeon EVP, COO & CSO, Texas Medical Center

One of the aspects of the new vision that I find so innovative and so promising is the idea to bring all the resources of Texas Medical Center, including business innovation, legal knowledge, regulatory knowledge, and science, under one roof.

Brett Giroir, M.D. EVP & CEO, Texas A&M Health Science Center

It is exciting to see the leadership of TMC and our community pledge their commitment to formalize collaborations across our member institutions. Together, we can form one of the most compelling and productive life science clusters in the world.

Robert Robbins, M.D. President & CEO, Texas Medical Center

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  • Institutes

    Our patient care, research, and education institutions have one common goal: transform the future of medicine.

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  • Careers

    We’re leading the next generation of innovation in life sciences. And we couldn’t do it without top talent from all over the world.

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  • Events

    Whether you’re looking for a workshop, lecture, or conference, there’s always something happening at the TMC campus.

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TMC performs over 171,000 surgeries annually. That’s the
equivalent of one surgery every three minutes

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Texas Medical Center is the world’s largest life sciences destination. With 106,000 employees, 50,000 life science students, and thousands of volunteers and patient visits, over 160,000 people visit Texas Medical Center each day.

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