Nephrology team ensured hundreds of patients received life-saving dialysis

February 26, 2021

Some patients can wait for their treatment to be rescheduled if powerful storms or other extenuating circumstances intervene. This is not the case for dialysis patients. “Dialysis patients are quite unique and many cannot wait, even for a few days,” said Kumar Sharma, MD, chief of nephrology at UT Health San Antonio. “They have to […]

a patient receives dialysis

Doctor slept at hospital for five nights—and donated blood on her way home

February 26, 2021

After icy roads compelled her to spend four nights in between her shifts at University Hospital sleeping on a couch in a hospital work room, Christine Moore, DO, decided to stay one more night. Her reason? Doing so would make donating blood the next morning even easier. Dr. Moore, a second-year hematology/oncology fellow, was scheduled […]

Christine Moore, DO, a second-year hematology/oncology fellow, donates blood after working a four-day shift during the winter storm.