Long School of Medicine

Laredo Morning Times: Editorial: UT Health’s new teaching hospital will boost region

September 4, 2020
 

This editorial in the Laredo Morning Times highlights the planned teaching hospital on the UT Health San Antonio campus slated to open in the spring of 2024. This will provide medical students, who want to complete their education in Texas, the opportunity to train for health professions and help address the shortage of providers in […]


San Antonio Express-News: Editorial: UT Health’s new teaching hospital will boost region

September 4, 2020
 

This editorial in the San Antonio Express-News highlights the planned teaching hospital on the UT Health San Antonio campus slated to open in the spring of 2024. This will provide medical students, who want to complete their education in Texas, the opportunity to train for health professions and help address the shortage of providers in […]



UT Health San Antonio faculty perform during Musical Bridges Around the World’s annual fundraiser

September 3, 2020
 

D’s on Keys is the main annual fundraising event of Musical Bridges Around the World (MBAW). Francisco Cigarroa, MD, and Alexander Papanastassiou, MD will be performing during the virtual event.




Avoid the ‘twindemic.’ Get your flu shot.

September 3, 2020
 

Doctors aren’t sure of exactly how the flu and COVID-19 might interact, but highly recommend flu vaccines this year.



News 4: ER doctor says to get the flu shot, may be hard to distinguish from COVID-19

September 3, 2020
 

Dr. Ralph Riviello, Emergency Medicine, tells the audience of News 4 San Antonio to keep a close eye on safety when it comes to high school football season and returning to in-person classes in schools, as well as to get the flu shot. Read and watch the story.  


News 4: Doctors, school administrators urging flu shots amid COVID pandemic

September 3, 2020
 

Dr. Mandie Svatek, Pediatrics, speaks to News 4 San Antonio saying that while social distancing, mask-wearing and hand washing may help, vaccines will be vital this year and are the best line of defense against the flu. Read the story.