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About EnMed


Engineering Medicine (EnMed) is an innovative engineering medical school option created by Texas A&M University and Houston Methodist Hospital to educate a new kind of physician who will create transformational technology for health care.

What is EnMed?

EnMed is Texas A&M University’s innovative engineering medicine school option at Houston Methodist Hospital, developed to educate a new kind of physician to create transformational technology for health care.

Part of Texas A&M’s College of Medicine’s MD program and the College of Engineering, EnMed is a fully-integrated educational and research medical school curriculum with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship.

Why EnMed?

Responsive to the rapid advances in technology, this new type of medical education prepares professionals with the clinical skills to diagnose symptoms and treat patients, along with the engineering mindset to solve problems, invent new technologies and rapidly move these innovative ideas to practice in patient care.

How is EnMed Unique?

EnMed students fulfill all academic and professional requirements for the MD degree, and engage in additional experiences involving engineering, innovation and entrepreneurship. These experiences are embedded within the curriculum from the first day, uniquely preparing EnMed graduates to be leaders in inventing and applying cutting-edge technologies into medical practice.

  • EnMed blends research and commercialization opportunities with an innovative medical education model
  • EnMed students earn a fully-integrated engineering and medicine degree in four years
  • Every graduate will invent something transformational prior to graduation

Where is EnMed?

EnMed's entire curriculum is held at the College of Medicine Houston campus and Houston Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center.

Who leads EnMed?

Roderick Pettigrew

Roderic I. Pettigrew, PhD, MD

CEO of Engineering Health
Executive Dean for Engineering Medicine
Robert A. Welch Chair in Chemistry
Bio
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Contact Dr. Pettigrew

2121 West Holcombe Blvd. | Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713.677.7746

Thomas Kent

Thomas Kent, MD

Associate Dean of Education, EnMed Program
Robert A. Welch Chair in Chemistry
Bio

Contact Dr. Kent

Rhonda Y. James
2121 West Holcombe Boulevard, Suite 1004 | Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713.677.7749 | ryjames@tamhsc.edu