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Nearly 3,000 students are enrolled at one of the four major UTHSC campuses – Memphis (main campus), Knoxville, Chattanooga or Nashville.


  • Main UTHSC campus located in the Memphis medical center
  • Six colleges (Dentistry, Graduate Health Sciences, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy)
  • 800 residents and fellows
  • Undergoing $300 million campus renovation
  • Four core partner teaching hospitals
      • Methodist UT Hospital - including the top 10 nationally ranked Methodist UT Hospital Transplant Institute as well as the Brain and Spine Institute and is home to our primary cancer and cardiovascular facilities
      • Regional One Health - houses our nationally ranked Elvis Presley Trauma Center as well as the Firefighters Burn Center and the Rout Center for Women and Newborns
      • Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital - ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best in the nation with seven nationally ranked programs.
      • Memphis VA Medical Center
  • UTHSC faculty practice groups – UT Methodist Physicians, UT Regional One Physicians, UT Le Bonheur Pediatric Specialists, UT West Cancer Center and the UT Medical Group – serve as the core physicians for all of these teaching hospitals.


  • Based at Erlanger Health System
  • College of Medicine has175 - 200 medical students doing clinical rotations
  • Sponsors 10 residency programs and nine fellowships (186 active residents and fellows) in the GME program
  • Features the state-of-art Skills and Simulation Lab that supports training in basic surgical and technical skills for medical students and residents, and practicing physicians


  • Based at the Knoxville UT Medical Center
  • Includes four of our colleges
      •  Medicine (More than 100 medical students engage in core training rotations and more than 200 residents and fellows train at the UT Medical Center
      • Pharmacy (now enrolls 40-50 students annually in years 2-4 of Pharmacy training)
      • Health Professions (Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology (ASP) which provides clinical care services to the community for more than six decades)
      • Dentistry ( working with the College of Medicine to open a core dental training site to add to the residency programs in general dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery)


  • Core teaching hospital partnership with Saint Thomas Health (Ascension Health Care System)
  • Medical residents training in internal medicine, with future expansion to have 100-150 medical/surgical residents training in Nashville and Murfreesboro
  • Medicine programs include obstetrics and gynecology, general surgery, family medicine, and emergency medicine
  • Nursing has new rotation sites for BSN students and new clinical rotation sites for Doctor of Nursing Practice candidates
  • Pharmacy converted its existing Nashville Clinical Education Center into a major academic site (allowing up to 40 student pharmacists who have finished their first year in Memphis the option to complete their program's curriculum in Nashville)
  • Preliminary discussions are also under way to establish a Nashville presence for the College of Dentistry

Last Published: Sep 1, 2016