GME for South Texas
The Texas Institute for Graduate Medical Education and Research (TIGMER) was established in 2016 in San Antonio, Texas and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. TIGMER is a consortium that includes community-based hospitals, Federally Qualified Health Centers, and the University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine.
As a GME Consortium, academic and clinical institutions share resources and expertise to develop and maintain the highest quality community-based postgraduate medical education in the region. We are focused on training new physicians to provide compassionate care that serves patients in need and aligns with a mission of social responsibility. TIGMER holds continued accreditation as a Sponsoring Institution by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).