University of Texas at Houston

History

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in The UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, medicine, nursing and public health and includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center and a growing network of clinics throughout the region. The university’s primary teaching hospitals include Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

Leadership

  • Department Chair: Brent King MD
  • Program Director: Samuel Luber, MD, MPH
  • Associate/Assistant Program Director: Katrin Takenaka, MD, MEd
  • Associate/Assistant Program Director: Michael Van Meter, MD, MPH
  • Research Director: Yashwant Chathampally

Training Locations

Primary Hospital

Memorial/Hermann Hospital

Secondary Hospital

Lyndon B Johnson General Hospital

Tertiary Hospital

Texas Children's Hospital

Curriculum

PGY1

  • EM orientation - 1 month
  • MHH EM - 3 months
  • LBJ EM (County) - 2 months
  • CCU - 1 month
  • MICU - 1 month
  • Ortho - 1 month
  • Radiology - 2 weeks
  • Peds EM - 2 week block and longitudinal
  • Obstetrics - 2 weeks
  • Anesthesia - 2 weeks
  • Ultrasound - 1 month
  • EMS - longitudinal

PGY2

  • MHH EM - 5 months
  • LBJ EM (County) - 3 months
  • TCH Peds EM -1 month
  • Shock Trauma ICU - 1 month
  • EM Critical Care - 1 month
  • Elective - 1 month

PGY3

  • MHH EM - 4.5 months
  • LBJ EM (County) - 3.5 months
  • Community EM - 1 month
  • PICU - 1 month
  • NeuroTrauma ICU - 1 month
  • Elective - 1 month

Electives

Fellowships

Contact Information

Residency Coordinator: Kandice McLeod Email: kandice.kaylor@uth.tmc.edu Phone: +1 713 500 7882

External Links

http://www.uth.tmc.edu/

See Also

Authors:

Yos Yachivev