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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Review

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Overview

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine is a 4-year MD-granting program that originally began in 1973 as a regional site for third- and fourth-year medical students. In 2009, it welcomed its first four-year class. The Paul L. Foster School of Medicine has students learn basic and clinical science through organ systems and learning in the context of clinical presentations. Students receive clinical exposure within the first semester and have an opportunity to volunteer at a student-run clinic, which provides primary care to all ages. Students are also separated into learning communities called colleges where their student performance is monitored on a weekly basis. This facilitates success and provides resources if a student needs them.

Mission

The mission of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine is to provide an outstanding education and development opportunities for a diverse group of students, residents, faculty and staff; advance knowledge through innovation and research; and serve the needs of our socially and culturally diverse communities and regions.

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Dual Degree Programs:

  • - MD/MPH

Vision

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine will promote wellness and relieve human suffering through excellence in health care, intellectual innovation and service beyond borders.

Living

Campus: El Paso

  • Cost of Living Index:

    87.2*

  • Walkability Score:

    41**

Climate:

  • - Annual High Temp: 77.5°F

    - Annual Low Temp: 51.8°F

    - Av. Annual Rainfall: 9.69 inch

    - Av. Annual Snowfall: 7 inch

*US average index is 100

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