In 1977, members of the College of Medicine's charter class of 32 students began their medical training in the basement of the Olin E. Teague Research Center on Texas A&M University's campus. They received their Doctor of Medicine degrees through Texas A&M University in 1981. In 1999, the College of Medicine joined the newly created Texas A&M Health Science Center and to date, more than 1,500 physicians have received their medical training here.
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the people of Texas through excellence in education, research and health care delivery.
Paul Ogden, M.D., F.A.C.P. was named Interim Dean in July 2013.
The College of Medicine offers the M.D. degree, as well as a dual M.D./M.B.A. degree through a partnership with the Texas A&M University Mays Business School. The Graduate Program in Medical Sciences leading to a Ph.D. degree is administered within the College of Medicine and is granted through the School of Graduate Studies. The M.D./Ph.D. degree is administered jointly by the College of Medicine and School of Graduate Studies.
The College of Medicine currently enrolls more than 700 medical students and has enrolled 201 new medical students for the fall of 2013. The College accepts an average of 15 graduate students per academic year.
Current faculty includes more than 1,600 basic scientists and clinicians serving in College Station, Corpus Christi, Houston, Round Rock, Temple and other clinical locations across Texas.
The College of Medicine is affiliated with several excellent health care organizations across the state.
In 2010, the College of Medicine netted $33.1 million in research expenditures. Its current research strengths continue to expand in the areas of neuroscience, cell biology, cardiovascular and integrative biology, cancer, and infectious disease.
The College of Medicine has faculty conducting research at the following centers and institutes:
The college offers high-quality educational programs in the following departments:
Texas A&M Health Science Center
College of Medicine
3rd Floor, Health Professions Education Building
8447 Highway 47
Bryan, Texas 77807