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Health care begins long before a patient enters the exam room, and opportunities for effective care without brick-and-mortar are vast. By shedding the constraints of the past and utilizing our unique makeup, we’ve created a multifaceted, community-based approach to preventive health.

Keeping Physicians in Texas

Graduates of the Texas A&M College of Medicine are among the top in the nation when it comes to staying in the state to practice, entering primary care and locating in underserved and rural areas. These are all areas highlighted as vital to producing a physician workforce well equipped to address the priority health needs of the nation.

Luis Seija
"Learning and working alongside students from other health sciences disciplines creates a shared reality and culture, giving us valuable insight into the experiences of those we aim to serve.”

Luis Seija

College of Medicine student

Learn more about Luis' drive to serve diverse populations

Shifting the Culture

Is it possible to shift an entire culture of bad health toward healthy living? We think so. It’s why we’re creating and implementing programs to make lasting change and turn preventable diseases into history.

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A&M Rural and Community Health Institute

The A&M Rural and Community Health Institute (ARCHI) is a health extension center offering programs that promote safe, effective health care practices. ARCHI serves as a bridge for health care professionals and their organizations with academic centers, policymakers and researchers to improve the quality and safety of patient care.

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Coastal Bend Health Education Center

Coastal Bend Health Education Center advances the knowledge and skills of health care professionals, students and the community through partnerships in education, research and technology.