Geriatric primary care conference set for Aug. 24 in S.A.

July 31, 2007

Noted gerontologist Thomas T. Perls, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of medicine and geriatrics at Boston University, will be the morning keynote speaker for an aging continuing education conference scheduled in August in San Antonio.



Evidence-based practice conference July 12-14 examines quality, safety

July 16, 2007

Quality and safety mandates in health care that determine federal payments to hospitals … changing the culture of health care away from punishment toward reporting and amending of safety issues … magnet status for hospitals relating to nursing care and the possible connection to improved patient outcomes.


Health Science Center highly ranked on 3 AAMC lists

May 3, 2007

Research productivity in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is highlighted in a new report from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).


School of Nursing professor contributes to IOM report

July 25, 2006

A report released July 20 by the Institute of Medicine on the toll and frequency of prescription drug errors urges everyone, from patients and educators to industry and regulators, to play a role in enhancing procedures and vigilance so that errors and subsequent costs to health and the economy can be reduced.