About TMC

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Texas Medical Center (TMC) — the largest medical city in the world—is at the forefront of advancing life sciences. 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.

TMC at a Glance

Home to the world’s largest children’s hospital & world’s largest cancer hospital. TMC delivers one baby every 20 minutes, resulting in approximately 26,280 births per calendar year. TMC begins one surgery every three minutes.

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10 million
patient encounters per year
180,000+
annual surgeries
750,000
ER visits per year
9,200
total patient beds
50 million
developed square feet
13,600+
total heart surgeries
$3 billion
in construction projects underway
106,000+
total employees
8th largest
business district in the U.S.
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2018 State of the TMC

The State of the Texas Medical Center event, hosted by the Greater Houston Partnership, was held on December 14th, 2018. William McKeon, President & CEO of TMC, highlighted 2018 achievements and shared future opportunities for collaboration to an audience of over 500 guests.

For the first time in the history of the Texas Medical Center, leaders throughout the TMC community have joined together in a visionary initiative to drive the next generation of life science advancements. Their goal: To become the world leader in health and life sciences by leveraging the collective power of TMC’s renowned institutions in a shared, centrally managed environment. The result is a research collaborative unlike anything TMC has ever known or health care has ever seen.

The initiative is a natural extension of TMC’s original mission to serve the health, education and research needs of Texas and the world. As health care’s largest and most diverse community, TMC is positioned to make a difference in ways no other single institution can. By uniting its unrivaled resources and expertise, the Texas Medical Center can more readily drive the commercialization of breakthrough ideas, expand its reach as a global medical leader and ultimately transform human health.