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CHRISTUS Health's physicians, residents, nurses, pharmacists and other allied healthcare professionals work on innovative solutions to complex problems in a wide range of clinical disciplines, and collaborate with industry, federal government, and other academic institutions to provide evidence-based research results and generalizable knowledge, which positively and directly impact patient outcomes. Through an innovative, hub-and-spoke, clinical research delivery model spanned across its widespread geographic regions, the CHRISTUS Institute for Innovation and Advanced Clinical Care (CIIACC) offers patient-centered, ethically sound, and financially responsible clinical research participation opportunities to patients even in the most remote communities where we serve.
Being cognizant of the increasing dearth of physician workforce across the nation, especially in the rural communities, CHRISTUS Health has pledged to serve as a recognized and leading training ground for graduate medical education of >200 talented and diverse trainees annually over the decades. Our devoted faculty provide optimal learning environment for experiential learning, inquiry, research, scholarship and academic excellence to prepare the next generation of physicians. To promote all-rounded wellness, well-balanced development, and holistic growth, we remain committed to providing our trainees with top-notch resources and superior curriculum for their physical, nutritional, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual health. Texas A&M University serves as the Academic Affiliate Partner for our GME programs.
While earning academic course credit toward their degree requirements, students gain highly enriched experiential clinical learning and practicums during their approved clinical placements or rotations under the direct preceptorship of an integrated care team of experts at CHRISTUS Health.
Our interdisciplinary, multi-regional, state-of-the-art Simulation Institute allows us to replicate real-world healthcare scenarios in a blame-free environment, which is safe for hands-on education and experimentation purposes, without putting actual patients at risk.
Health Sciences Library services play a critical leadership role in ensuring that the clinical workforce at CHRISTUS Health have reliable access to the most current medical literature and best available evidence. Our service offerings include multiple brick-and-mortar libraries and a multitude of online tools.