Congratulations to the 2023 Presidential Awards recipients

February 15, 2023

Every day, our employees work tirelessly to advance our missions of education, research, clinical care and community service. Established in 1985, the Presidential Excellence Awards recognize exemplary performance by individuals who consistently excel in their positions and demonstrate a strong commitment to the mission and core values of UT Health San Antonio. The annual awards […]

Two leaders appointed for UT Health San Antonio hospital

February 13, 2023

Two health care leaders have been appointed to executive roles for the UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital. The new hospital, currently under construction, will offer leading cancer treatment and specialties including neurosciences, orthopaedics, urology, thoracic surgery and bariatrics to residents of South Texas. Jeremy Viles, DNP, MBA, RN, NE-BC, was appointed as […]

Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Celebrating Black History Month

February 9, 2023

Black History Month is a national celebration in February dedicated to commemorating and celebrating the achievements, contributions, resilience and legacies of Black and African Americans in the United States. In 1926, Harvard-trained historian Dr. Carter G. Woodson, known as the “Father of Black History,” established Black History Week, which has since expanded to an entire […]

We recommit daily to our values of diversity, equity and inclusion

January 30, 2023

Last week, Dr. John Calhoon, Chair of the Department of Thoracic Surgery, delivered an address to the annual meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) in San Diego. Some portion of Dr. Calhoon’s remarks related to diversity and upset a number of attendees. Following this, Dr. Calhoon sent an apology to the STS, shared below. Thus far, the STS has not posted Dr. Calhoon’s apology.