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Texas Medical Center


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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • Texas Medical Center, Houston
    • TMC
  • Additional Information

    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Address: 2450 Holcombe Blvd., Suite 1 , Houston , Texas 77021
        • Affiliation Address:
        • City: Houston
        • State: Texas
        • Post Code: 77021
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) M.D. Anderson Foundation (Houston, Tex.)
    • Associated Locale

        U.S.
    • Associated Locale

        Houston, Tex.
    • Field of Activity

  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Texas Medical Center, Houston
  • Sources

    • found: LCCN 62-20580: Houston Neurological Society. Information storage and neural control, 1963(hdg.: Texas Medical Center, Houston; usage: Texas Medical Center)
    • found: LC data base, 7-3-85(hdg.: Texas Medical Center, Houston; usage: Texas Medical Center)
    • found: Burleson, C.W. A guide to the Texas Medical Center, 1987:CIP t.p. (Texas Medical Center) pub. info. (TMC)
    • found: Kellar, William Henry. Enduring legacy: the M.D. Anderson Foundation and the Texas Medical Center, 2014:ECIP Introduction (Texas Medical Center; TMC; largest medical center in the world; now encompasses some 1300 acres on the main campus, Mid-Campus, and South Campus; term Texas Medical Center has come to denote three concepts: the group of over 50 member institutions, the corporation, and the geographic location south of downtown Houston; no one singular administrative structure or university system governs all of the member institutions)
    • found: Handbook of Texas Online, viewed September 4, 2013:article, Texas Medical Center (idea for the medical center came from the trustees of the M.D. Anderson Foundation in the early 1940s; first units were the University of Texas Hospital for Cancer Research and the Baylor University College Medicine (now Baylor College of Medicine); in, 1943, a popular vote in Houston authorized sale of a 134-acre plot adjacent to Hermann Hospital and Hermann Park from the city to the foundation; the land passed in 1944, and in 1945 title received and the Texas Medical Center, Incorporated, was organized; in 1994, the Texas Medical Center was the largest medical center in the world, with more than 675 acres and 100 permanent buildings housing 41 member institutions, including 14 hospitals, two medical schools, four colleges of nursing, and six university systems)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed September 5, 2013:article, Texas Medical Center (now contains 50 medicine-related institutions (all non-profit), including 15 hospitals and two specialty institutions; site has grown to over 1000 acres (exceeding area of downtown Dallas, TX); some member institutions now off-site in the metropolitan Houston-Galveston area; the center receives 160,000 daily visitors and 7 million annual patient visits and employs over 106,000 people)
    • found: Texas Medical Center, home page, viewed September 5, 2013:home page (address: 2450 Holcombe Blvd., Suite 1, Houston, TX 77021)
  • Change Notes

    • 1985-07-05: new
    • 2013-10-05: revised
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