Texas Medical Center Member Institutions
Baylor College of Medicine
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer
The Texas Medical Center (TMC) – the world’s largest medical center – represents one of Houston’s major economic drivers and core industries with an estimated regional annual economic impact of $35 billion, according to a Bauer Business Focus interview with TMC’s CEO Robert Robbins. TMC is also one of Houston’s largest employers with 106,000 employees, including physicians, scientists, researchers and other advanced degree professionals in the life sciences. The internationally-renowned 1,345-acre TMC is the world’s largest medical complex of member institutions, including leading medical, academic and research institutions, all of which are non-prot and dedicated to the highest standards of research, education and patient preventive care. Over 50,000 students, including more than 20,000 international students, are affiliated with TMC, including college and health profession graduate programs. More than 8 million patients visit TMC each year, including approximately 16,000 international patient visits.
Overall, the complex covers over 18 miles of public and private streets and roadways, with 50M SF of existing patient, education and research space. TMC has continued to grow and expand over the past several decades with the majority of growth occurring in the past ten years. The Center is located in the 110-acre University of Texas Research Park, a joint effort between the University of Texas Health Science Center, M.D. Anderson and General Electric Healthcare. TMC spends billions of dollars on research and charity care annually.
Texas Medical Center
Houston MSA Health Care
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