Texas Institute for Graduate Medical Education and Research
New GME for South Texas
TIGMER is a 501(c)3 nonprofit GME Consortium providing new and exciting opportunities for postgraduate medical training for osteopathic graduates that focuses on patient centered, community-based, high quality care that serves those in need and keeps new physicians in Texas!

TIGMER has initial accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) as an Institutional Sponsor.   All TIGMER programs will soon be ACGME accredited.
Community Based
High Quality Care
Patient Centered
TIGMER residency programs never lose sight of the fact that our patients are always the focus of our training mission.  
The majority of patient care around the country takes place in community health centers and community hospitals. Our residents will train where they will eventually practice.
Residents learn to be the best doctors by practing the highest quality care under the supervision of outstanding attending physicians who love to teach.
Accredited Residency Programs
The following TIGMER residency programs are accredited by the American Osteopathic Association:
CommuniCare Health Centers
San Antonio, Texas
Laredo Medical Center
Laredo, Texas
Family Medicine
Internal Medicine
Family Medicine
In Development
In Development
In Development
Baptist Health System
San Antonio, Texas
Southwest General Hospital
San Antonio, Texas
​TIGMER Preventive Medicine
San Antonio, Texas
Internal Medicine
Family Medicine
Psychiatry
Preventive Medicine