The Texas Medical Center: Life Science Vision for Houston
In this presentation, William F. McKeon, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Texas Medical Center, discusses current and future development of the Texas Medical Center into the leading site of innovation in the fields of medicine, translational research, and biomedical manufacturing.
This Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Grand Rounds session took place on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 7:00 A.M.
General, plastic, thoracic, vascular, cardiothoracic, abdominal transplantation and surgical oncology physicians, residents, fellows and medical students need to be regularly updated on novel therapies, as well as advances in surgical care and clinical practices that will aid them in treating a variety of surgical procedures to increase the patient care experience and improve practice efficiency.
At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:
- Demonstrate greater understanding of the history, role, and programs of the Texas Medical Center (TMC).
- Review experiences of accelerating and investing in life science companies.
- Discuss the TMC³ campus and the vision for TMC and Houston to be the Life Science Hub.
- Medical Students
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January 1, 2022 through January 31, 2024. Original release date: January 1, 2022.
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President and Chief Executive Officer Texas Medical Center
- Manufacturing and Industrial Facilities
- Organizational Policy
- Organizational Culture
- Organizational Innovation
- Organizational Affiliation
- Models, Organizational
- Biological Science Disciplines
- Academic Medical Centers
- Health Resources
- General Surgery
- Education, Medical, Graduate
- Education, Medical