Medical & Graduate Education

Houston Methodist is one of the nation’s leading health systems and academic medical centers , and part of the largest medical center in the world. Our medical and graduate students are trained in the in the heart of the Texas Medical Center, where our flagship hospital and research institute are located. Houston Methodist Hospital is consistently ranked among the country’s best by U.S. News & World Report and is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Texas.

Our primary academic affiliates are top-ranked Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Our trainees join us from a global network of affiliated universities and institutions that partner with us to offer innovative health and research training programs in key areas of translational medicine including nanomedicine, medical informatics, imaging and regenerative medicine.

We encourage you to visit us and discover what makes Houston Methodist unique – a passion and spirit for serving our patients and mission of bringing medical innovations to clinical care.

Graduate PhD Programs
Houston Methodist Academy is a combination of partnerships among national and international universities to provide an umbrella of educational and training initiatives for trainees within Houston Methodist Research Institute. The research institute has affiliated joint programs with seven major academic institutions: the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Monterrey Tech, Swansea University, Graduate School at Shenzhen (Tsinghua University), the University of St. Thomas and the University of Houston.

Texas A&M University Engineering Medicine School (EnMed) at Houston Methodist Hospital
Texas A&M University Engineering Medicine School (EnMed) at Houston Methodist Hospital will be an integrated educational and research medical school with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship. This program prepares professionals with the clinical skills to diagnose symptoms and treat patients, along with the engineering mindset to solve problems, invent new technologies and rapidly move these innovative ideas to practice in patient care.

Master in Clinical Translation
Houston Methodist has partnered with the University of St. Thomas to offer a master program for researchers, entrepreneurs and graduate students interested in learning the business side of medical technology. The program is designed for professionals seeking broader health care knowledge to work in medical or scientific businesses and the opportunity to learn the skills of clinical translation management through this degree program. In an interdisciplinary approach, the MCTM program will offer classes in business, math, biology and ethics.

Medical Student Rotations
Medical student rotations at Houston Methodist give residents the proper amount of time and responsibility needed to achieve and surpass their professional goals. They learn in a variety of settings, such as working with inpatient teams and one-on-one with subspecialists. Our rotations provide in-depth, hands-on experience in a range of fields: