There is more to the Permian Basin that meets the eye. With oil and gas still the
region's largest industry, the Permian Basin is alive and thriving. It is quickly
being recognized as a major health industry hub with state of the art hospitals, a
cancer center, and a variety of top-notch medical specialists.
The students at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at the Permian Basin
gain valuable hands-on experience in all aspects of patient care working alongside
a team of professionals dedicated to providing first-rate, personalized care in Odessa,
Midland and across the region. Working with Medical Center Hospital in Odessa and
Midland Memorial Hospital in nearby Midland, students experience the unique challenges
of rural health care while enjoying the amenities of a mid-size city.
TTUHSC at the Permian Basin is a vibrant and progressive community-based medical school
dedicated to the education of health care professionals in an environment that promotes
and respects human dignity. Our commitment to excellence in human services and stewardship
in the educational, clinical, research, operational, and community activities of the
The Permian Basin regional campus is home to residencies in Internal Medicine, Family
and Community Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology. Clinical rotations and patient
care are also available in the departments of General Surgery, Psychiatry and Pediatrics.
July 2009 the Permian Basin campus received our inaugural class of third year medial
students and have had 2 years of successful MSIII and MSIV clinical experiences.
The Permian Basin campus has an established history of training medical students.
The evaluations from medical students have been extremely positive and reflect on
the excellent educational opportunities at this campus. We will continue to provide
our students with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors it takes to be responsible,
diligent and moral practitioners.