The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



Prospective Residents, Fellows, and Students

The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine in Knoxville enjoys a national reputation in education and is recognized for research programs of national merit. A part of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center with campuses in Memphis, Chattanooga and Knoxville, we partner with University Health System, Inc., to create the University of Tennessee Medical Center through which we provide the best medical care in the region.

For the third year in a row, The University of Tennessee Medical Center is recognized in the "America's Best Hospitals" edition of U.S. News & World Report. The 2014-2015 report ranks the medical center number two in the state of Tennessee and number one in the Knoxville region, based on its patient care performance and other key factors. The 11 specialities were also recognized as high performing with the Pulmonology speciality ranked number 28 in the nation.

Who We Are

We are a regional Academic Medical Center and one of three College of Medicine campuses for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center educating students, residents, and fellows in medicine and dentistry. Of the nine Association of American Medical Colleges Graduate Regional Medical Centers in the Southeast, the UT Graduate School of Medicine is the largest with a total of 16 ACGME-accredited residency and fellowship programs, two ADA-accredited residency programs, and three non-ACGME/ADA-accredited programs.

Our clinical partner, the University of Tennessee Medical Center, is a 536 bed hospital in the top 5% in core measures with:

Residents are exposed to a variety of practice modalities, especially private practices, each of which has a collegial approach to teaching and a great amount of contact time given an excellent faculty-to-resident ratio (meeting or exceeding the national average in each specialty). Our medical library is the best in the region and includes a clinical librarian who assists residents gathering the appropriate clinical information at the point of need.






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The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
1924 Alcoa Highway
Knoxville, Tennessee 37920 | 865-305-9290

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