Texas Medical Center

Our Members

Texas Medical Center’s member institutions work together to promote the highest
standards of patient care, research, and education. From some of the world’s leading
hospitals to the world’s largest steam and chilled water facility, our members include:

 

Member Institutions


A premier academic health science center known for excellence in education, research, patient care...

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An academic medical center caring for more than half a million patients each year...

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Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center is the primary teaching hospital...

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Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services...

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HCC founded HCC Coleman College for Health Sciences, which offers associate degrees and...

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Houston Methodist Hospital, the flagship hospital of Houston Methodist, is located in the Texas Medical Center...

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Memorial Hermann-TMC provides leading-edge care in heart, orthopedics, women's health...

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Menninger is dedicated to being a world leader in psychiatric treatment, research, and education...

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Serves as the primary health care provider for almost 130,00 veterans from all over...

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Established in 1918 as a two-year diploma program with just five students, Prairie View...

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Rice University is consistently ranked as one of America’s best academic and research universities...

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Its five colleges and the Houston-based Institute of Biosciences and Technology have...

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Texas Children's Hospital, one of the largest pediatric hospitals in the U.S., is a not-for-profit...

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Texas Heart Institute, founded by world-renowned cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Denton...

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With more than 11,500 students enrolled, Texas Southern University (TSU) is the second-largest...

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Texas Woman’s University, the nation’s largest university primarily for women...

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UTHealth is the most comprehensive academic health center in The University of Texas System...

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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the first member institution of Texas Medical Center...

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The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the first academic health center in Texas...

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For more than half a century, TIRR Memorial Hermann has served the community from its location...

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The University of Houston educates more than 40,750 students in more than 300...

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Additional Members

City Of Houston Department Of Health And Human Services
HDHHS works in partnership with the community to promote and protect the health and social well-being of all Houstonians by providing traditional public health services and using innovative methods to meet the community’s present and future needs. HDHHS has partnered with nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Centers and hospital district primary care clinics to enhance access to services for residents and improve the city’s health profile.

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Depelchin Children's Center
Making a difference in the lives of children and families for more than 120 years, DePelchin Children’s Center is one of the largest providers of mental health, foster care, and adoption services in Texas. Through its clinical expertise and special brand of caring, DePelchin turns lives around, providing a full continuum of care including psychiatric services, counseling, residential treatment, programs for at-risk youths, parent education, foster care, and adoption.

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Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center
Recognized worldwide for its quality assurance programming, state-of-the-art technologies, and management expertise, The Blood Center has grown to more than 700 employees and serves more than 170 hospitals and health care institutions in the 26-county Texas Gulf Coast, Brazos Valley, and East Texas regions. The Blood Center partners with the regional community to help save and sustain lives by providing a safe supply of blood, blood components and related services.

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Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences
The Medical Examiner’s Office investigates unexpected deaths to determine the cause and manner of death, preserve evidence, contribute to public health/safety surveillance, analyze physical evidence, and provide expert testimony in courts of law. The Institute’s Forensic Crime Laboratory provides the justice system with the highest-quality services in an unbiased and timely manner with uncompromised integrity.

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Harris County Medical Society
With a membership of more than 11,000 physicians and medical students, the Harris County Medical Society is the largest county medical society in the United States. The Medical Society, established in 1903, empowers Harris County physicians for leadership service in activities that benefit the community and support the medical industry.

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Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services
Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services (HCPHES) works to promote and protect a healthy and safe community that improves the quality of life of all residents. HCPHES responds to public health issues such as rabies, mosquito-borne illnesses, air and water pollution, disease outbreaks, water and food-borne illnesses, natural disasters, and other communicable diseases.

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Houston Academy Of Medicine
Incorporated by the Harris County Medical Society in 1915 to establish a medical library, HAM is the scientific and charitable organization of the physicians who make up the membership of the HCMS.

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Houston Hospice
Houston Hospice provides uncompromising, compassionate, end-of-life care to patients and families in our community. Through the efforts of a specially trained and highly skilled interdisciplinary team of health care professionals and volunteers, Houston Hospice patients and their families are guided through the process of illness, by receiving clinical care, psychosocial support, spiritual guidance and volunteer assistance. Founded in 1980, Houston Hospice has evolved from an alternative grass roots concept to a leader in hospice care for people of all ages and all walks of life.

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Institute For Spirituality And Health
The Institute of Religion was founded at the Texas Medical Center in 1955 with the goal of supporting the religious and spiritual aspects of health and healing within the Texas Medical Center’s member institutions. The Institute’s mission is to increase awareness of the role that spirituality plays in health and healing, in coping with chronic illness and in maintaining optimal health.

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LifeGift
LifeGift is a not-for-profit, organ procurement organization which recovers organs and tissue for individuals needing transplants in 109 Texas counties and more than 200 hospitals in North, Southeast, and West Texas. LifeGift strives to save and enhance lives by maximizing organ and tissue donation and educating the community about the organ and tissue donation process.

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Michael E. Debakey High School For Health Professions
DeBakey HSHP provides a rigorous and comprehensive pre-college program for students pursuing careers in medicine, health care, and/or the life sciences. It offers more than 800 students each school year experience in health care and research facilities within the Texas Medical Center. Currently, 98%+ of DeBakey HSHP's graduates attain postsecondary education.

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Ronald McDonald House Houston
Ronald McDonald House Houston joins more than 300 Ronald McDonald houses worldwide in providing families with a comforting place to call home during their most trying times, when their child needs medical care not available at home. At this home away from home, families have a place to rest and are able to find others with whom they can share their journeys and find strength and support.

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Sabin Vaccine Institute
Sabin Vaccine Institute is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization made up of scientists, researchers, and advocates dedicated to reducing needless human suffering from vaccine preventable and neglected tropical diseases. Sabin works with governments, leading public and private organizations, and academic institutions to provide solutions for some of the world’s most pervasive health care challenges.

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Shriners Hospitals For Children-Galveston
A pediatric, orthopaedic hospital belonging to the international 22-hospital Shriners Hospitals for Children system, Shriners-Galveston provides comprehensive medical care to children with bone, joint, and muscle conditions such as cerebral palsy, cleft lip, and cleft palate regardless of patients’ ability to pay.

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Shriners Hospitals For Children-Houston
Shriners Hospital for Children – Houston delivers high-quality care to children with a host of orthopaedic and neuromusculoskeletal disorders and diseases, as well as cleft lip and palate. In addition to excellent patient care, Shriners Hospitals conduct innovative research and outstanding teaching programs for medical professionals.

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St. Dominic Village
St. Dominic Village is a faith-based retirement community dedicated to elder care including independent living, assisted living, and full-time nursing care. Residents enjoy a life filled with spirituality, social activities, learning opportunities, and great cuisine.

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Texas Medical Center Hospital Laundry Cooperative Association
TMC Laundry is the largest medical laundry facility in the world. It is distinguished as a pace setting, nationally known institution among hospital laundries. Service began on a cooperative basis in 1974. Annually, approximately 7 million pounds of clean linen are provided to both hospitals and medical clinics.

Texas Medical Center YMCA
The YMCA Child Care Center, located in the Texas Medical Center, has been in operation since 1988, providing quality child care in a safe, nurturing, and learning environment while parents perform their professional obligations.

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The Health Museum: John P. Mcgovern Museum Of Health And Medical Science
An interactive health and science center for all ages that promotes the understanding and appreciation of the human body, mind, and spirit, the Health Museum is the most visited health museum of its kind in the country and one of the top public attractions in the Houston area, serving more than 180,000 visitors annually. The Health Museum is committed to excellence in innovative and interactive health and science educational experiences.

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The Texas Medical Center Library
The Library serves as the main medical and scientific research library for the educational and research institutions of the TMC. Uniquely, it is the only stand-alone, and not-for-profit 501(c)3 medical and research library in the country not affiliated with a university or research institution. The Library’s relationships with its governing institutions allow these institutions to meet their accreditation standards established by the Association of American Medical Colleges, the AMA, and other accrediting bodies.

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Thermal Energy Corporation (TECO)
TECO provides economical and reliable thermal services to institutions in the Texas Medical Center. It has over 120,000 tons of cooling capacity, 890,000 pounds-per-hour of steam capacity, and 48 MW of electric-generating capacity.

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