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 school.
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.