Behind the Shield: Resiliency through uncertainty

August 27, 2020

As I sit here surrounded by evacuation zones and smoke thickening the Sonoma County air, I am continuously grateful for the resilience of our community. Our intensive care unit was the only one left open in our town during the 2017 fires. I watched with stinging eyes and breathed through shallow breath, with flames visible […]


UT Health San Antonio: ENGAGED

July 22, 2020

Volunteering and community service learning (CSL) is now easier than ever at UT Health San Antonio. The institution has launched our new community engagement platform: UT Health San Antonio ENGAGED.

A Message from President Henrich on Racial Injustice

June 2, 2020

Universities aspire to have, at their cores, a central compass that invariably points to qualities we admire: fairness, respect, inclusivity, civility and diversity. As citadels of learning, they aspire to have receptivity to new ideas as they seek to lead society to higher achievements, to a more noble standing for all of us. Universities are tasked […]

Tips for managing online classes

April 21, 2020

Do the work   Without the regularity of meeting in person, online classes can fall by the wayside. Attending every virtual lecture or watching each recorded session goes a long way towards staying up to date and getting things done on time. Manage your time wisely  Effective time management is key to staying on top of […]

Mentoring the future of medicine

March 4, 2020

Every November, about 1,500 high school and college students from San Antonio and South Texas arrive on UT Health San Antonio’s campus for the annual Science Expo. This day-long event provides interactive, hands-on activities and presentations that lend unique insight to medical careers for aspiring scientists, doctors, dentists and nurses. Irene Chapa, Ph.D., director of […]

You Make Lives Better: 20+ Year Employee Celebration

February 18, 2020

Watch the event highlights from the service anniversaries dinner for UT Health San Antonio faculty and staff who have served the organization for 20 or more years!