Texas Medical Center (TMC) is the world’s largest medical complex. Since opening in 1945, TMC has been pioneering patient care, research, education, and prevention.
Today, TMC comprises: 21 renowned hospitals, 14 support organizations, 10 academic institutions, eight academic and research institutions, seven nursing programs, three public health organizations, three medical schools, two pharmacy schools, and a dental school.
The mission of Texas Medical Center is to assist member institutions to achieve their goals for the highest possible standards of patient care, of medical and health education, and of related research; and to promote the well-being of all citizens within the local, national and international community.
The Center of Innovation
The Texas Medical Center (TMC)—the largest medical complex in the world—is at the forefront of advancing life sciences. As home to the brightest minds in medicine, TMC nurtures cross-institutional collaboration, creativity, and innovation. Because together, we can push the limits of what’s possible.
Our world-renowned patient care, research, and education institutions have one common goal: transform the future of medicine. As the largest concentration of scientists anywhere, we’re harnessing our collective knowledge, talent, and technology to lead the next generation of innovation.
Texas Medical Center is committed to maintaining the highest standards of transparency and accountability. That’s why we openly share reports about our mission, programs, leaders, financials and accomplishments. We’re proud to be a valued partner in GuideStar Exchange, provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the leading source of philanthropy and nonprofit information.
There’s not a medical center in the world with our volume of patients. We have great expertise in cardiovascular disease, cancer, children’s medical problems, neuroscience, strokes, rehabilitations, and other things. It’s very important that we all come together and collaborate.
James Willerson, M.D.President & Medical Director, Texas Heart Institute