Collins to deliver keynote remarks for Black History Month event

February 3, 2023

Chiquita A. Collins, PhD, MA, will deliver a virtual keynote address in celebration of Black History Month 6 p.m. Feb. 9. Collins is the inaugural vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion at UT Health San Antonio and the institution’s chief diversity officer. The event will kick off UTSA’s Black History Month celebration and is themed […]






Staff Emergency Fund available to help employees with financial hardship

January 31, 2023

When a UT Health San Antonio employee faces a temporary financial hardship caused by an emergency or non-emergent situation, the UT Health San Antonio Staff Emergency Fund may help. “Anyone can encounter challenging financial times with changing circumstances,” said Cindi Adcock, community engagement and special projects coordinator. “When this happens, reaching out for a little […]


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.


Learn how to volunteer through our community partners with ENGAGED platform

January 26, 2023

  Volunteering through our community partners is now easier than ever at UT Health San Antonio. By using the institution’s community engagement platform, UT Health San Antonio ENGAGED, students, faculty, staff and community partners can easily track volunteer hours. All 10,000-plus members of the UT Health San Antonio community are already enabled to access the portal […]