Parkway outpatient and surgery center holds beam-signing ceremony

November 16, 2022

Much-needed primary and specialty health care, as well as surgical services, for a growing Northwest Side drew an important step closer with a beam-signing ceremony for the UT Health at Kyle Seale Parkway outpatient and surgery center, signaling that crews have completed the steel construction phase of the project. Leaders of UT Health Physicians, the […]




A third of San Antonians have prediabetes; doctors urge testing

November 10, 2022

During Diabetes Awareness Month (November), UT Health San Antonio endocrinologist Carolina Solis-Herrera, MD, reminds the community that one in every three people in San Antonio has prediabetes, which physicians define by a hemoglobin A1C percentage of 5.7% to 6.4%. Hemoglobin A1C is a blood test that measures average glucose levels over the past three months. Carolina […]

November Diabetes Awareness Month. Vector illustration with ribbon and drop of blood


School of Nursing provides Narcan to Bexar County Sheriff’s Office

November 7, 2022

  Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar stopped by the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing on Oct. 27 to receive 96 doses of Narcan®, a nasal spray that can rescue individuals who have experienced accidental opioid poisoning. The School of Nursing provides training to first responders on the use of Narcan and has distributed […]

Opioid crisis in the United States


Students learn empathy through hands-on exercise

November 2, 2022

A first-year medical student had an unusual class assignment. He pretended to be a 13-year-old girl begging a pawn shop owner for a few dollars to help feed hungry siblings. The unorthodox exercise was part of a poverty simulation that more than 200 Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine students participated in […]

Students sitting at a table participating in a poverty simulation. White background and green chairs.