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Methodist University HospitalMethodist University Hospital
1265 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 516-7000

Methodist University Hospital (MUH) is a partnership of two healthcare leaders, Methodist Healthcare and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Located in the medical center and formerly known as Methodist Central, 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 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

Founded in 1952, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital is an integral part of the Methodist Healthcare Family and a training site for many University of Tennessee Health Science Center residencies/fellowships. 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, 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.


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 HospitalBaptist Memorial Hospital
6019 Walnut Grove Rd.
Memphis, TN 38120
(901) 226-5000

Baptist Memorial Hospital (BMH) Memphis campus, established in 1979, is a full-service private hospital.  The campus also houses the Restorative Care Hospital, the Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, the Plaza Diagnostic Pavillion for outpatients, and the Baptist Heart Institute.  A dedicated, five-room pediatric emergency room is located in the Spence and Becky Wilson Baptist Children's Hospital, which is part of the BMH for Women.

BMH is one of Tennessee's busiest hospitals with 55,000 emergency department visits and 12,000 surgeries yearly. Baptist Memphis has ranked in the top 10% for cardic surgery for 7 years in a row now.


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.  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.

In 2010, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital was named the number one children's cancer hospital by U.S. News & World Report.  In 1996, St. Jude doctor Peter C. Doherty, PhD was named the co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.  The hospital's Domestic Affiliates Program partners with other clinical sites to provide state-of-the-art care and clinical trials to children throughout the country.

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: Apr 20, 2018