International Programs


Thousands of international patients each year visit the Texas Medical Center for patient care services, recognizing that the quality of the care for the scope of the health services collectively provided are unsurpassed anywhere in the world.

The various member institutions in the Texas Medical Center provide services throughout the world as part of their collective missions.  In fact, there are well over 200 separate and distinct international programs focused on patient care, education and research.

Whether it is working with a foreign health ministry and a university to help establish a new medical school, assist in providing care to underserved populations, teaching international students or hosting visiting professors, consulting on the development of hospitals, creating joint education and research programs, or providing innovative telemedicine technology to give international communities access to the brightest minds JapaneseStudents006.jpgin medicine, these organizations all focus on developing initiatives that will make a material difference in the quality of life of their respective international partners. To learn more about these programs, please visit the links below.

International programs in Patient Care

International programs in Education

International programs in Research

For more information, contact the TMC International Affairs Advisory Council.




Texas Medical Center International Resource Guide 2011-2012

TMC Collaboration Beyond Boundaries Magazine 2009


City of Houston Global Houston Web site

Photos courtesy of Texas Woman's University, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Texas Medical Center.


Texas Medical Center strives to promote the highest quality health for all people by assisting member institutions achieve individual and collective goals of superior standards of patient and preventive care, research and education, and local, national, and international community well-being.