About Graduate Medical Education at Scott & White

Why Choose Scott & White?

Scott & White is the principal clinical research and education campus for the Texas A&M Health Science Center (HSC) College of Medicine and a proud partner in the state's first Health and Bioscience District.

  • Highest performing students on licensing exams in the state of Texas
  • One of the oldest residency programs in Texas, started in the 1920s
  • A four-year medical school campus for Texas A&M HSC College of Medicine
  • Academic department aligned with the Central Texas Veterans Healthcare System
  • Five-fold increase in NIH funding on the Temple campus since 2000
  • More than 400,000 net square feet in bench research space
  • Home to 12 Scott & White/Texas A&M endowed chairs
  • Affilliated with over 50 allied health programs
  • 1,878 square feet of learning space in three simulation center learning labs


The clinical training sites for TAMHSC-COM are located at Scott & White Hospital and Clinic, the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System and at Darnall Army Community Hospital in Killeen.

Olin E. Teague Veterans Center, Temple, TX

  • Shares in training Texas A&M-Scott & White residents and fellows in Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Endo, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Hem/Onc, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Pathology, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry, Pulmonary/Critical Care, and Urology
  • Provides service to nearly 252,000 veteran users, covers 35,243 square miles and 8 congressional districts in 39 countries
  • Supports 167 medical/surgical beds, 122 nursing home beds, a 10-bed hospice and a 408-bed nursing home
  • An $11.5 million dollar VA Research Institute

Thomas T. Connally Veterans Center, Waco, TX

  • A 278-bed psychiatric hospital
  • Provides a rehabilitation unit for the blind
  • Supports a 20-bed Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Residential Rehabilitation Program
  • Offers primary care and specialty psychiatric care

Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Ft. Hood, TX

  • A 220-bed hospital
  • Provides state-of-the-art medical care to active duty and retired soldiers and their family members.
  • Maternal Child Health Program averages 290 deliveries per month
  • Extensive pediatric patient population
  • Physician training programs in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Psychiatry

Additional Resources

Richard D. Haines Memorial Library

The Richard D. Haines Memorial Library houses over 53,000 electronic books, 61,000 electronic journals and 141 online databases.

Physician Alumni Affairs

The Physician Alumni Office offers support for current and former medical students, residents and senior staff. Medical students, residents and fellows are welcome to stop by anytime for complimentary refreshments.

The Gold Humanism Honor Society

The Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) was established in 2002 by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation as an international association of individuals and medical school chapters. Members are selected as exemplars of: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Altruism, Respect, Empathy, Service (IECARES) in their relantionships with patients and others in the field of medicine, characteristics of the most humanistic physicians.

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