Clinical Teaching Sites
The Regional Medical Center
The Regional Medical Center(The MED)is UT's primary teaching hospital. Serving about 150 miles and a population of one million. The MED exposes students to a diverse patient population and a wide variety of illnesses. A Level I Trauma Center, The MED is the referral center for trauma cases resulting from, among other things, inner-city violence, rural farm accidents, highway accidents, and more general trauma. Many of the inner-city patients treated at The MED present unusual and advanced pathologies. The MED's OB department, a Level IV obstetric service, has 15 labor, delivery, recovery rooms, 3 operating rooms and a dedicated 4 bed OB Intensive Care Unit used for over 6000 deliveries a year, many which are high risk.
LeBonheur Children's Medical Center
LeBonheur Children's Medical Center is a 225-bed, tertiary-care center and pediatric referral center. It has 9 operating rooms and a pediatric intensive care unit. Lebonheur, in conjunction with St. Jude's Research Hospital, has developed programs which treat a large pediatric cancer patient population. LeBonheur handles approximately 9,000 cases a year and has emerged as a regionally recognized liver transplant center.
Methodist University Hospital
Methodist University Hospital, also adjacent to the UTHSC Campus has 837 beds, 28 operating rooms, 9 labor rooms, and 3 delivery rooms.
877 Jefferson Avenue
Chandler Building, Suite 600
Memphis, Tennessee 38103