The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is one of the nation’s premier academic medical centers, with five schools that specialize in patient-centered education, research and health care, all located on a 33-acre campus in Fort Worth’s Cultural District. The university includes the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, the School of Biomedical Sciences, the School of Public Health, the School of Health Professions and the College of Pharmacy. HSC Health, the clinical component of HSC, welcomes patients from across the region, with physicians and health providers representing a myriad of medical specialties providing training opportunities for students. The HSC mission is to create solutions for a healthier community by being an extraordinary team, committed to excellence and unafraid to challenge conventional wisdom.
The campus includes a 140,000-square-foot Clinical Care Building, a 160,000-square-foot Center for Bio-Health and a 120,000-square-foot Medical Education and Training Building. The Interdisciplinary Research and Education Building, which opened in 2019, houses both teaching and research spaces. HSC offers the nation’s most comprehensive medical science education on a single campus. Our student physicians, pharmacists, medical scientists, physician assistants, physical therapists and public health experts work side by side with faculty and staff to impact communities in Fort Worth and across Texas. We believe deeply in the purpose of our institution: to transform lives in order to improve the lives of others.
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Our Values are based on the concept of True North. This term refers to the internal moral compass we each possess. The north arrow of the compass points to the values and principles that guide and inspire us to do the right thing – even if no one is looking.
Our Mission: Create solutions for a healthier community
Our Vision: One university, built on values, defining and producing the providers of the future
Our Purpose: Transform lives in order to improve the lives of others
HSC Fort Worth strives to create an atmosphere for students that stimulates learning and integrates extracurricular experiences into the formal learning programs. At HSC, preventative medicine is a way of life. We encourage our students to develop habits of leadership that will serve this community and the communities they choose in the future. This means developing personal and professional involvement in a wide range of community health activities. Support services are provided to students by the Division of Student & Academic Affairs. The main office is located in the Student Services Center. We hope you will rely on our Student Affairs staff to assist with your needs and concerns, both academically and personally, during your academic career at HSC.
Wellness Services is dedicated to promoting health and wellness on the HSC campus through various programming and campus activities. The Office of Health Promotion is located in the Founders’ Activity Center on the north end of campus. The FAC is the hub for physical fitness on the HSC campus. The FAC is open seven days a week to students, faculty, staff and community members. It includes multiple weight rooms, a room complete with new cardiovascular equipment, an outdoor basketball court, full-service locker rooms and group exercise classes for all members. Equipment orientations are available upon request. Personal training is available at competitive rates for HSC faculty, staff and students.