Medical Educational Opportunities

Baptist Graduate Medical Education

Preparing the Next Generation of Health Care Professionals

Learning never ends at Baptist, and our medical education programs are designed to give our doctors and nurses access to the latest discoveries, technology and trends to keep them at the leading edge of medicine. We offer a variety of educational opportunities for a number of disciplines and specialties, delivered by the top teaching doctors and experts in the region.

Baptist Graduate Medical Education

Baptist Memorial Medical Education has been a successful sponsoring institution for Graduate Medical Education programs for more than 30 years, with some of the most sought-after post-graduate clinical experiences, fellowships and residency opportunities. Based in Memphis, Tennessee, we currently have programs throughout our Baptist Memorial hospitals in eastern Arkansas, western Tennessee, and north and central Mississippi. We offer residency programs taught by experienced faculty in:

  • Radiology
  • Family Medicine (including Rural Training Track)
  • Internal Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • General Surgery

Additionally, we offer fellowships in both Geriatric Medicine and Addiction Medicine. External resident and fellow rotations are also available, as well as medical and physician’s assistant student experiences.

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Baptist Non-Physician Health Care Educational Opportunities

Baptist and Baptist Health Sciences University have rightfully become a destination for health care professionals, including pharmacy graduates looking for a comprehensive, hands-on residency experience, as well as a definitive source of post-graduate nursing education for RNs wanting to take their advanced training to the limit.

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Health Care Educational Opportunities

Baptist’s health care educational programs are designed to nurture and mold the next generation of health care professionals, provide opportunities to grow and expand in their knowledge and ability to provide advanced care, and give them to the tools and support they need to thrive in the medical profession.

Baptist Health Sciences University

This private, coeducational, institution—located near the Memphis Medical District—focuses on the preparation of health care practitioners, specializing in nursing, radiological sciences and respiratory care. Grounded in Christian principles, Baptist Health Sciences University seeks to attract diverse students who demonstrate a commitment to spiritual values and ethics, academic excellence and lifelong professional development. Learn more at

Continuing Education

Nursing educational assistance is offered through the Baptist Health Sciences University tuition deferral program. For more information about the tuition deferral program, please contact the university directly at 901-575-2247 or

Physician Wellness Program

The Baptist Physician Wellness Program seeks to help doctors facing real-life challenges with burnout, depression, substance abuse, addiction and other harmful behaviors. Our Physician Wellness Committee serves as a confidential resource for doctors in need.

Continuing Medical Education

Baptist offers numerous CME classes and curricula to help our providers grow in their expertise and keep them up to date on the latest technologies and techniques, as well as help them meet ongoing certification and professional designation requirements.

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