Career Development & Professional Opportunities

At UT Medical Center, we are committed to helping our employees find career advancement opportunities. Our helpful, knowledgeable human resources staff is available to guide you on continuing education.

For more information, visit Join Our Team or contact Human Resources.

Continuing Education

The University of Tennessee Medical Center, as the region’s only academic medical center, recognizes the importance of continuing education. As one of our most important team member resources, we recognize its integral role in the ability for our health professionals to provide outstanding health care and compassionate patient care.

In support of furthering our health professionals’ careers, the medical center offers the chance to learn more about the hospital, continuing education opportunities, resources and policies and procedures of the organization.

The pages in this section include information on educational services offered at the medical center, including nuclear medicine, pastoral, nursing, pharmacy and radiography. These services are necessary to develop and maintain knowledge, skills and professional performance for health care professionals.

Visit Education & Training for more information.

UT Graduate School of Medicine

The UT Graduate School of Medicine offers health care professionals a variety of team member resources and opportunities for professional development, including residencies, fellowships, courses, Grand Rounds, Tumor Boards and more.

Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development

Residency Programs


UT Graduate School of medicine offers scholarships and assistantships. Learn more here.

Career Opportunities for Physicians

A career as a doctor at UT Medical Center can change your life.  At the medical center, you’ll work with some of the most talented and experienced physicians, worldwide. As part of an academic medical center, you’ll see patients, cases and conditions that you might never encounter anywhere else. And, here, you’ll discover an award-winning working environment, that fosters a culture of professionalism, teamwork and mutual respect. Most of all, you’ll help us advance our mission: To serve through healing, education and discovery.

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Partnerships and Additional Opportunities

As the region’s academic medical center, the University of Tennessee Medical Center partners with many organizations, which actively recruit potential employees — including current students, new graduates and people interested in advancing their careers. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a recent graduate looking to gain invaluable career experience, UT Medical Center offers an array of opportunities through internships, training programs and other skills-building programs.

For more information on career opportunities, click the links below to go directly to each company’s website. Or view our current list of open positions.


LabCorp staffs all laboratory services at UT Medical Center

LHC Group

LHC Group operates UT Home Health


Med-Trans employs the LIFESTAR pilots and mechanics

University Physicians Association (UPA)

Many of the physician practices associated with UT Medical Center are staffed by UPA.

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)

Our CPE program is accredited with the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. and the U.S. Department of Education to offer post-graduate theological education.

Project Search

Project SEARCH, which is modeled after a successful program in Cincinnati, provides skills training and workplace internships for individuals with significant disabilities, particularly young people transitioning from high school to adult life.