Education Center & Libraries

Baptist Memphis Education Center

This facility offers colleagues, physicians and the community more than 20,000 square feet of conference and classroom space ideally suited to health care education and professional development, as well as community events.

The facility’s centerpiece is the Dr. H. Edward Garrett Sr. Auditorium, named in honor of the surgeon who performed the world’s first successful coronary artery bypass graft in 1964.

The Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation received generous contributions for the $7 million center, including the contribution from Mrs. Christine Garrett Fallis and her family. Dr. H. Edward Garrett Jr., son of Dr. Garrett Sr. and Mrs. Fallis, is a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon on staff at Baptist.

Ann L. & Joseph H. Powell Library

6025 Walnut Grove Road
Medical Plaza 1, 1st Floor
Memphis, TN 38120

Main: 901-226-4267
Fax: 901-226-1280

Joseph Powell was president of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation from 1981 to 1994, a time of unprecedented expansion from a single hospital in midtown Memphis to a multi-region health care system.

Maury W. Bronstein Health Sciences Library

6025 Walnut Grove Road
Medical Plaza 1, Concourse Level
Memphis, TN 38120

Main: 901-226-5569
Fax: 901-226-5563

The library's book collection consists of reference books that may be used in the library and other medical or nursing books that may be checked out by clinical professionals who are affiliated with Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation.

About Maury W. Bronstein

Maury Bronstein, M.D., has provided exemplary patient care for Mid-Southerners for almost half a century. During his distinguished 50-year career at Baptist, specializing in internal medicine and cardiology, Bronstein has served as Medical Staff president, Chief of Staff and chairman of the department of medicine at Baptist Memorial Hospital; president of the Memphis Academy of Internal Medicine and president of the Memphis Heart Association. In 1998, the Baptist East Medical Library was renamed the Maury W. Bronstein Health Sciences Library after a prominent philanthropist and close friend, Avron Fogelman, suffered a serious illness and was hospitalized at Baptist East, where Bronstein cared for him. Fogelman was so impressed that he made a gift to the Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation to rename the hospital's library after his friend and physician.

Reserving Space at the Center

Please read the guidelines below to find out if your group is eligible to use space at Baptist Memphis Education Center—including the Garrett Auditorium and educational classrooms. To reserve space at the Center or request catering for your event from Baptist, please complete the appropriate online form(s) below and email the appropriate departments for any resources your event will require as explained in the forms.

Reservation requests for entities/departments within Baptist Memorial Health Care:

Auditorium Request Form
Baptist Education Classroom Request Form
Lobby Request Form

Reservation requests for external organizations

Auditorium Request Form
Baptist Education Classroom Request Form

Dr. H. Edward Garrett Sr. Auditorium

6027 Walnut Grove Road
Memphis, TN 38120