The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Department of Anesthesiology
The Department of Anesthesiology

Travel Information

General Travel Information for Anesthesia Interviewees


Interviewees need to report to the Anesthesiology Education Office, Medical School Building (MSB 5.196) at 7:30 a.m. A continental breakfast will be provided. At the introduction to the program you will be provided schedules and itineraries. The interview day ends at approximately 3:00 p.m. or 3:30 p.m.

During the day you will have access to a handful of residents that will answer questions, discuss the Residency Program, and give you a tour of the facilities here at UTHSC.

All candidates invited to interview will receive an e-mail offering a selection of dates for interviews. A limited number of interviews are held on each date and are provided on a first-come first-serve basis.

Airports:

  • George Bush Intercontinental Airport
    Continental Airlines 1-800-523-3273
    Delta Airlines: 1-800-221-1212
    American Airlines: 1-800-433-7300
    Plus other major carriers
  • Houston Hobby Airport
    Houston Hobby Airport is served by many carriers, the principle one of which is Southwest Airlines :
    1-800-435-9792. Jet Blue Airlines also flys to Houston Hobby from JFK in New York City.

Hotels

Some of these hotels may offer special rates to candidates who are interviewing at the University of Texas Health Science Center-Medical School. You must ask the hotel if they have a special applicant rate.

Please note: several hotels offer shuttles to the Medical Center area.

Spring Hill Suites by Marriott

Special Rate: $85/night plus taxes
1400 Old Spanish Trail
Houston, TX 77054
713-794-1000

Marriott Residence Inn

Special Rate: $85/night plus taxes
7710 Main Street
Houston, TX 77030
713-351-1000 (reservations)
800-331-3131
713-660-7993

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites

$89-$139 depending of type of room -
contact Mary Silva
6800 Main Street
Houston, TX 77030
713- 577-1230
800-465-4329

Houston Marriott Medical Center

6580 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 770-8055
800-228-9290

Ground Transportation:

From George Bush IAH to the Medical Center Area:

All rates are subject to change.

Taxi: Each way: $51.00
Shuttles: From G. Bush Airport to the Medical Center
From Hobby Airport to the Medical Center

Links to completing a shuttle reservation can be found at: http://www.fly2houston.com/iahGroundTransportation

Parking:

The daily fee for the parking garages in the TMC is approximately $10.00 per day.

Directions to the Anesthesiology Education Office of UTHSC Houston:

The Anesthesiology Education Office is in the University of Texas-Houston Medical School Building (MSB). Enter the medical school building at 6431 Fannin Street. You will need to show identification and sign in with the security guard stationed by the entrance. The main entrance is located off of Ross Sterling Drive which passes under the Medical School Building at its juncture with Hermann Hospital. From this entrance, take the GREEN elevators to the fifth floor. When you exit the elevator turn right and go the end of this hallway. The Education Office is Room 5.196. Driving directions from the airport are provided on the website.

If you drive to the Medical School, please park in the Texas Medical Center Garage #4 . This is located at the end of Ross Sterling Drive. Ross Sterling Drive intersects with Fannin Street at the Medical School (6431 Fannin Street).

We can validate tickets for Garage #4, so please bring your parking ticket with you. There is a $9.00 parking fee if you do not have your ticket validated.

Disclaimer:

The Department of Anesthesiology has no financial associations with any of the hotels, airlines, or tranportation groups referenced in this site. This information is provided solely to assist you in preparing for your interview.