Health Care Educational Opportunities

Baptist offers continuing medical education opportunitiesBaptist offers a variety of health care educational programs for health care professionals, including those through the Baptist College of Health Sciences and Continuing Medical Education.

Read below to learn more about health care educational opportunities available through Baptist.

Baptist College of Health Sciences

Baptist College of Health Sciences is a private, coeducational, urban, specialized institution. The College focuses on the preparation of health care practitioners and offers areas of study in nursing, radiological sciences and respiratory care. Grounded in Christian principles, the College seeks to attract diverse students who demonstrate a commitment to spiritual values and ethics, academic excellence and lifelong professional development.

Continuing Education

Nursing educational assistance is offered through the Baptist College of Health Science (BCHS) tuition deferral program. For more information about the tuition deferral program, please contact the college directly at 901-575-BCHS (2247) or visit the website at

Family Medicine Residency Program

The Family Medicine Residency Program program is co-sponsored by Baptist Memorial Hospital – Memphis and the Church Health Center in Memphis, Tennessee. We emphasize our responsibility to our community to assist the less fortunate among us by offering each individual innovative care following best practice models to achieve and maintain the highest standards. To that end, our program curriculum includes requirements, as well as additional opportunities, for volunteer and leadership activities including the Crisis Stabilization Unit, addition medicine (AA, NA, Al-Anon, SLAA), Serenity House, and Grace House.

Internal Medicine Residency Program

The Baptist Internal Medicine Residency Program trains residents in a highly-focused, tailored program led by experienced teaching faculty who encourage a dynamic learning environment.

Pharmacy Residency Program

The Pharmacy Residency Program offers residents the opportunity to provide a wide range of advanced clinical services, including patient-specific pharmacotherapy, clinical consultation (including pharmacokinetics), and provision of drug information to patients and health care professionals. The program provides structured opportunities for independent learning through various clinical rotations.

Radiology Residency Program

The Radiology Residency Program offers an exciting environment for progressive post-graduate radiology training in a program in an integrated system of hospitals and ancillary patient-care settings. The program provides structured opportunities for independent learning through various clinical rotations.

Graduate Level Nursing Preceptorship Application

Graduate level nurses who are interested in obtaining either a clinical or non-clinical preceptorship at Baptist, will need to fill out the online application at The application should be submitted no later than three months prior to the proposed affiliation date. Participation is based on the availability of the preceptor, clinical/non-clinical site, and final approval by Baptist administration.

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