The Methodist Hospital Education Institute (TMHEI) was established by The Methodist Hospital System (TMHS) in 2006 upon the recommendation of an interdisciplinary team of healthcare practitioners charged by The Methodist Hospital Board of Directors with creating a vision for health professions education and training in The Methodist Hospital System. The purpose of the TMHEI is to provide the best education and training to all disciplines in the hospital, enabling the best patient care. TMHEI will seek to support the development of a learning healthcare environment that is innovative and applies the best evidence in education and research to foster safety, quality, and value for the patients and staff the hospital serves.
As part of the world's largest medical center, The Methodist Hospital is committed to excellence in research, teaching, patient care and the advancement of the art and science of medicine. Our Office of Continuing Medical Education will provide local, national and international education concentrated in areas where our clinicians and scientists have recognized excellence and where our community has the greatest need.
The Methodist Hospital System has a long tradition of training physicians in various medical and surgical specialties. In April 2005, The Methodist Hospital received accreditation for the first sponsored program in Pathology. The development of the graduate medical education programs have been of great success now with 20 ACGME accredited programs and 3 GMEC-sponsored (non-ACGME) programs. Additional specialty programs are expected to be developed in the near future as well.
The Methodist Institute for Technology, Innovation and Education (MITIE) is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art education and research center at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. Its educational mission focuses on physicians who wish to acquire new procedural skills and integrate new technologies into their practices. Its research mission is to enhance the use of image guided technology to guide procedures, incorporate robotic surgery into the image guided platform, and develop new technology and procedural techniques.
The Methodist Academy is a scholarly partnership between The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College, and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University. The purpose of The Methodist Academy is to develop educational and research partnerships that foster medical innovation. These partnerships will expand to include additional partner institutions and train students and postdoctoral researchers to be leaders of medicine by identifying clinically relevant challenges, and developing research programs that translate into technological advances in the clinic.
The Methodist Hospital Leadership Development Program offers unparalleled opportunities for future health care leaders to gain experience in all aspects of a premier academic medical center and hospital. The program emphasizes learning through exposure to a full continuum of health care institutions and corporate services. Individuals develop a comprehensive understanding of a complex health care organization with a strong academic and spiritual mission, and have many opportunities to further develop their leadership and communication skills.
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). Upon successful completion of this course of study, you will qualify for the examination and certification by the Board of Registry of the American Society of Clinical Pathology or the National Certification Agency for Clinical Laboratory Personnel.
The Finger Fellowship Program in Sustainable Health is a unique opportunity to experience the nexus of health science, policy, and community. This paid fellowship is an outstanding opportunity for exceptional young people to pursue individualized interdisciplinary research and to use that experience to lead improvements in health at the national, state, or local level.
Nursing Leadership at The Methodist Hospital provides a variety of avenues for professional development for nurses. We are able to provide continuing education for the professional development of our staff as well as provide cohorts with local schools of nursing for formal degree advancement. The support extends beyond the growth of our RN's into the development of student nurses through our Student Professional Nurse programs. A 8-week nursing internship program and a summer internship program are also sponsored at Methodist.
Methodist's commitment to innovative, clinical and operational pharmacy services provides a comprehensive residency training experience. Our evidence-based, multidisciplinary practice environment offers teaching and research opportunities uniquely available at Methodist. The Pharmacy Department has supported Post-Graduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy residency training for over 20 years and has graduated more than 50 residents. The Pharmacy Department also offers Post-Graduate Year Two (PGY2) Pharmacy residency training experiences in the fields of Critical Care, Solid Organ Transplantation and Internal Medicine Pharmacotherapy. Methodist’s Department of Pharmacy stands ready to meet the needs of the profession and patient care by training the clinical pharmacy leaders of tomorrow.
The Postgraduate Cardiovascular Residency for Physician Assistants Program is a 12-month residency, offered by The Methodist Hospital in conjunction with Weill Cornell Medical College. It will provide qualified candidates the opportunity to learn and improve on their basic surgical sciences, clinical and operative skills, and in the process take advantage of the job opportunities available nationwide.