Located in the Texas Medical Center (TMC) in Houston, the largest medical center in the world, the School of Engineering Medicine features a revolutionary medical education program where students receive a medical doctorate and a master of engineering degree focused on the design and implementation of medical technologies during the four-year multidisciplinary curriculum.
ENMED evolved as a collaborative venture between award-winning institutions and recognized leaders. The program is administratively located in the School of Engineering Medicine and operates in close collaboration with Houston Methodist Hospital. The School of Engineering Medicine’s aim is to transform healthcare through translational interdisciplinary research, the development of transformative medical technologies, and the formation and training of “Physicianeers.”
Graduates of ENMED will be early adopters of transformational technologies, maintain a vigilance for opportunities to innovate, and possess real-world experience in developing innovative medical products and processes acquired through multiple Innovation Immersion Experiences in which each future physicianeer identifies and develops a novel solution to an identified clinical need in collaboration with ENMED researchers, clinicians, and industry partners.
To develop a new healthcare professional, trained to be an exceptional physician who is also equipped to invent practical solutions to healthcare problems through the convergence of engineering and medicine. Such innovators will be Physicianeers.
ENMED graduates will uniquely help to transform healthcare as Physicianeers. This will be achieved through convergence born innovations that improve the understanding and treatment of disease.
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ENMED is an educational, research, and translational collaborative venture between award-winning institutions and recognized leaders in medical education, engineering, and health care. See below to learn more about the affiliated Texas A&M University School of Medicine, Texas A&M University College of Engineering and Houston Methodist Hospital.
What does Texas A&M’s leadership say about ENMED?
“Medicine is about more than just biology; it requires technology development”
Chancellor, The Texas A&M University System
“EnMed provides an exceptional medical AND engineering education paired with the entrepreneurial and innovative Aggie student spirit!”