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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.

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"EnMed is a tremendously exciting initiative founded on a sound concept that has been emerging internationally for years. At its core is the understanding that the most effective and efficient solutions to our most daunting health care challenges will come from approaches that integrate all of the sciences and engineering.”

Roderic I. Pettigrew, PhD, MD

CEO of Engineering Health
Executive Dean for Engineering Medicine
Robert A. Welch Chair in Chemistry

John Sharp

"Medicine is not just about biology; it requires technology development."

John Sharp,

The Texas A&M University System

M. Katherine Banks

"EnMed students will be expected to invent something transformational before graduating. These innovators, “physicianeers,” will radically change the way that health care is delivered."

M. Katherine Banks,

Vice Chancellor and Dean,
Texas A&M Engineering

Michael Young

"EnMed blends research and commercialization opportunities with a robust medical education model."

Michael K. Young

Texas A&M University

Carrie Byington

"Transforming health is at the heart of what we do. This new medical education model will help us quickly move these innovative ideas to practice in patient care."

Carrie L. Byington, MD

Vice Chancellor for Health Services, The Texas A&M University System
Senior Vice President, Health Science Center
The Jean and Thomas McMullin Professor and Dean, College of Medicine

Become part of something bigger

Watch how the vision of EnMed is transforming the way physicians think about treating patients with Roderic I. Pettigrew, MD, PhD.

Dr. Pettigrew, CEO of EnHealth and Executive Dean of EnMed, is a physician-scientist and internationally recognized leader in biomedical imaging and bioengineering.