UT Health East Texas 1
The UT Health East Texas system is comprised of 10 hospitals, more than 50 physician clinics, the Olympic Plaza Tower, 13 regional rehabilitation facilities, two freestanding emergency centers, regional home health services covering 41 counties, an EMS fleet of more than 45 ambulances and four helicopters, and a comprehensive seven-trauma center care network, including a Level 1. As a partner with the University of Texas System, UT Health East Texas is uniquely positioned to provide east Texas patients with access to leading-edge research and clinical therapies while training and educating the next generation of physicians and other health professionals. Graduate Medical Education is an integral component at UT Health East Texas and includes accredited residency programs in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, and Psychiatry. Visit our website at www.uthealtheasttexas.com.
Tyler is considered the advanced manufacturing, health care, educational and retail center of East Texas. Located about an hour and a half from Dallas and Shreveport, Tyler's charming brick streets lead visitors to an array of family attractions, historic districts, quaint antique shops and unique specialty stores. Tyler has an impressive youth recreation program, including active baseball and soccer leagues. Its cultural offerings include ballet, symphony and art museums. Special events include the Texas Rose Festival and the Azalea & Spring Flower Trail. The area population for the county is 227,727 and the city is 107,405.