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Texas Medical Center will celebrate its
60th Birthday in November 2005


2005 Facts and Figures
42 + member institutions
includes 13 hospitals and 2 specialized patient facilities
5.2 million patient visits in 2004
10,456 international patients in 2004
6,344 beds; 373 bassinets
4,000+ physicians
65,300+ employees in 2004
11,000+ registered nurses
and another 15,000 serve as LVNs, clinical caregivers, technicians and support staff
12,000+ volunteers
contribute annually an estimated $15 million in service
11 educational institutions
Baylor College of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Houston System, Rice University, Texas A&M University System, Texas Woman's University, Prairie View A&M University, Texas Southern University, Houston Community College System and Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professions, part of the Houston Independent School District
22,000+ students
$3.5 billion committed to research from 2000-2004
$2.1 billion spent for additions to facilities from 2002-2004
$8.2 billion in capital investment as of December 2004
800+ acres in the TMC
100+ permanent buildings
26 million gross square feet of physical plant space
18+ miles of public and private streets and roadways in campus
173,827 visitors to the John P. McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science in 2004; includes 84,752 school children
44,188+ parking spaces
26,449 in 17 garages and 22 surface lots; 17,739 additional spaces are owned/operated by member institutions or others

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