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Welcome to Graduate Medical Education in West Texas, where that same "Can Do" attitude that transformed a wilderness into world-leading cattle, oil and cotton enterprises is expressed in the delivery of high quality medical care and medical education.  The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center serves approximately the western half of the state.  Core to the mission is developing high quality health care professionals via the schools of Allied Health, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.  The Health Sciences Center holds a strong Commitment to Graduate Medical Education.  The School of Medicine at the Permian Basin hosts three residency programs and two fellowship programs with approximately 65 physicians-in-training.

The goal of medical education (residency training) is to become certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) to practice in a medical specialty.  The Texas Tech residency programs are developed in context of the Physician General Competencies as expressed by the ABMS and the ACGME.  Those are:

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at the Permian Basin is a rich and diverse group of physicians, scientists, professionals and support people who join in the agenda of learning, caring, and healing.  If you are a physician considering further professional development, consider joining us.