WORKING TOGETHER TO MAKE A DISTRICT A COMMUNITY
The Memphis Medical District Collaborative is a community development organization working with partners to strengthen the communities in the Memphis Medical District so that they are more livable, vibrant, and safe.
An effort of this magnitude would not be successful without the collective support, active engagement, and coordinated collaboration of the District's eight anchor institutions. The Anchor Institutions collectively represent over 16,000 employees, 8,000 students, 250 acres of property, and have $2.7 billion in operating budget.
Baptist College of Health Sciences is a private Christian college that focuses on undergraduate health care education. Building on an educational legacy begun in 1912, Baptist College offers baccalaureate degrees in nine health care majors: biomedical sciences, diagnostic medical sonography, health care management, medical laboratory science, medical radiography, nuclear medicine technology, nursing, radiation therapy, and respiratory care.
Memphis Bioworks Foundation is the Mid-South’s go-to organization for creating companies, jobs and investments in bioscience. A visionary community leader, Memphis Bioworks has a well-established record of sparking new levels of economic vitality by investing in entrepreneurs, building state-of-the-art labs and facilities, and training the next generation of workers.
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare is a seven-hospital system with home health agencies and outpatient clinics that serve the entire Mid-South including Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Le Bonheur is the first and only comprehensive pediatric medical center in Memphis and its surrounding region. Each year more than 250,000 children visit our campus to receive outstanding health care from more than 700 pediatric specialists.
Regional One Health, chartered in 1829, is the oldest hospital in Tennessee to provide compassionate care and exceptional services. Primarily servicing west Tennessee, east Arkansas and north Mississippi, the Regional Medical Center, is home to highly respected Centers of Excellence including trauma, burn, neonatal intensive care and high-risk obstetrics.
Southern College of Optometry, founded in Memphis, Tennessee in 1932, is one of the nation's leading institutions of optometric education. SCO and its clinical presence serves the greater Memphis community with more than 60,000 patient encounters each year at The Eye Center.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas, is one of the world's premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases.
Southwest Tennessee Community College provides the citizens of Shelby County, Fayette County and the surrounding Mid-South region with a high quality and affordable post-secondary education that prepares them for associate degrees, future educational opportunities, and successful employment.
UT Health Science Center (headquartered in Memphis) contains all six of UT’s doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges – Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Science, and Allied Health Sciences. Established in 1911, aims to improve human health through education, research, clinical care and public service.