UT Health East Texas
The UT Health East Texas
Our purpose is to care for our patients, their families and each other. We do so while educating and developing the caregivers of the future.
- 10 hospitals
- >50 physician clinics
- >300 employed providers
- 13 regional rehabilitation facilities
- two freestanding emergency centers
- regional home health services covering 41 counties
- an EMS fleet of more than 45 ambulances and four helicopters
- a comprehensive seven-trauma center care network, including a Level 1 trauma center.
- Our primary service area has a population over 600,000.
As a partner with the University of Texas System, UT Health East Texas is uniquely positioned to provide east Texas patients with access to leading-edge research and clinical therapies while training and educating the next generation of physicians and other health professionals. Graduate Medical Education is an integral component at UT Health East Texas and includes accredited residency programs in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, and Psychiatry. An Internal Medicine and General Surgery residency took their first classes summer 2020, with two new programs starting in 2021.
The University of Texas has also approved a medical school in Tyler, and we expect to take our first class in 2023. We encourage you to learn more by visiting our websites at www.uthealtheasttexas.com and www.uthct.edu.
UT Health East Texas offers the opportunity to build a career with a thriving health system. Continued investment in facilities and services, as well as strong physician leadership, make UT Health East Texas an ideal fit for physicians at all stages of their careers. East Texas offers a family friendly lifestyle as well as easy access to major metro areas.