Noted lupus researcher receives UT System Faculty STARs award

September 29, 2022

The University of Texas System has awarded Laurence Morel, PhD, with a Faculty Science and Technology Acquisition and Retention (STARs) award in the amount of $1.4 million to establish a new research laboratory and program at UT Health San Antonio focused on systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Dr. Morel, a noted SLE researcher, joined the institution […]




Medical school students share experiences from the 2022 RISE conference

July 29, 2022

Every year the American Academy of Medical Colleges (AAMC) hosts an annual conference in Washington, DC, called RISE: Developing Future Leaders in Academic Medicine & Science. The curriculum for the free, two-and-a-half-day meeting focuses on four core areas: relationships, influence, self-awareness and effectiveness. The purpose of this conference is to serve as a leadership development seminar for those entering […]


Internal Medicine Residency Program gains health equity curriculum grant

July 29, 2022

Program will pair residents with community health workers for educational experiences. With financial support from leading internal medicine organizations, UT Health San Antonio will launch “Promotores and Residents in Internal Medicine for Equity (PRIME): A Collaborative Health Equity Curriculum.” According to the principal investigators, Jason Morrow, MD, and Elena Jiménez Gutiérrez, MD, this transformational program […]