Discover McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston Our Hosting Institution
We are proud to announce that the 12th Annual Latino Medical Student Association Southwest Regional Conference will be hosted by McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. As a cornerstone of medical education and research, McGovern Medical School stands out for its significant contributions to the healthcare sector.
Key Highlights of McGovern Medical School:
A Leader in Medical Education: Ranking as the 9th largest medical school in the United States, McGovern Medical School boasts an impressive total of 1,086 students, showcasing its substantial role in shaping future medical professionals.
Addressing the Physician Shortage: McGovern Medical School was among the first eight institutions to respond to the national physician shortage, demonstrating a proactive approach to healthcare challenges.
Prestigious Graduate Medical Education: The school's Graduate Medical Education program is one of the largest in the country, offering diverse opportunities for medical graduates. The program currently houses 1,226 residents and fellows.
World-Class Location: Situated in the Texas Medical Center, the world's largest medical complex, McGovern Medical School is at the epicenter of medical innovation and patient care. The Texas Medical Center draws over 5 million patients annually.
Mission-Driven Education: The mission of McGovern Medical School is multifaceted – to educate a diverse group of future physicians and biomedical scientists committed to the highest professional ideals, to provide exceptional patient-centered care, and to conduct groundbreaking research that advances the health of people in Texas and beyond.
Expansive Degree Programs: Beyond the MD degree, McGovern Medical School offers several dual degree options, managed jointly with sister UTHealth institutions or through Rice University. These include MD/MSTP, MD/MPH, MD/MBA, MD/OMFS, MD/MS, MD/MBE, and MD/PhD programs.
Research Excellence: With $214 million in research awards, the school is a hub for medical research and innovation.
Vast Alumni Network: Proudly producing 8,859 MD graduates, the school has a vast network of alumni who are making an impact in the healthcare world.
Join Us in March of 2024! Hosting our conference at McGovern Medical School offers an exceptional opportunity for attendees to immerse themselves in an environment where education, patient care, and research are intricately interwoven. We invite you to be part of this transformative experience at a leading institution in the heart of medical progress and education.
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