Program Overview

Life in Corpus Christi, Texas

Corpus Christi is the eighth largest city in Texas with a metropolitan population of over 350,000 residents. It is located in South Texas along the Gulf of Mexico. The city is a coastal paradise where year-round recreational opportunities abound including hiking, biking, jogging, camping, swimming, wind surfing, parasailing, kite boarding, sailing, golfing, and fishing. Many emergency medicine residents enjoy beach living on Padre Island, only a 20-minute commute to CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi – Shoreline. Corpus Christi is home to the Corpus Christi Naval Air Station, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, and the Padre Island National Seashore.