Formed in 1986, Teaching Hospitals of Texas (THOT) is a 501(c)(6) non-profit association of state, public and non-profit hospitals and health systems committed to providing access to quality health care for all Texans and to training the next generation of physicians, nurses and allied health personnel.

THOT members operate ten of Texas’ Level I trauma centers, in addition to regional burn units and poison control centers. The association strives to develop and support public policy at the state level that provides the necessary funding to ensure our state’s neediest families access to affordable preventive and acute care services.

THOT Staff

Professional Advocacy. Trusted Experience.

THOT is proud to serve the hospitals that are committed to provide high-quality health care and training to the next generation of physicians, nurses and allied health professionals. Learn more about the team serving each Texas teaching hospital.


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THOT Executive Committee

Informed Leaders. Informed Solutions.

THOT staff seeks input from a key set of hospital leaders from Texas' top teaching hospitals, which provides unique on-the-ground operational insight to ensure public policy and legislation supports Texas hospitals and the patients they serve.


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THOT Mission

Informed Leaders. Informed Solutions.

THOT serves 19 member hospitals in Texas to ensure and promote the good health of Texas communities, teach the next generation of health professionals, provide quality healthcare to all, and support healthcare for the vulnerable. THOT supports our members and advocates for resources and policies that align with our members’ community commitments. 


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