General News


Achieving great oral health in 2022 is easy with these four tips

January 13, 2022

By Macaela Gibbs, DDS, MHA Chief Dental Officer of UT Dentistry Is keeping those pearly whites in tip-top shape on your resolution list for the New Year? If not, it should be, and UT Dentistry is here to help! Maintaining good oral health not only helps your teeth to look and work better but is […]



Introducing new name for EDGE project and new tools to provide better service

January 13, 2022

To continue the positive work of improving service and efficiency within the organization through the initial work of Enterprise Design for Growth and Effectiveness (EDGE), we are transitioning the name of the effort and the team working on it as we continually drive process improvements. The new team, as part of our redesigned operating model […]



Staff Emergency Fund available for employees enduring hardship during pandemic

January 13, 2022

Through the support of the Staff Advisory Council and generous donations made through the State Employee Charitable Campaign, the Staff Emergency Fund (SEF) is available for employees who may be experiencing an emergency need of financial support during this difficult time of COVID-19. Below you will find a link to the SEF site where you […]



PTSD

Brief writing therapy effective as treatment for military members with PTSD, study shows

January 11, 2022

A brief, five-session treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) called Written Exposure Therapy is as effective as a longer, gold-standard treatment for military service members, a new study shows. In their paper published today by JAMA Network Open, researchers say the treatment option potentially can make effective PTSD treatment more appealing and accessible to military personnel […]




The Long School of Medicine Academy of Educational Scholars announces 2022 STAR Educators

January 7, 2022

Forty-seven faculty members have been selected as 2022 Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine STAR Educators in the Academy of Educational Scholars. The mission of the UT Health San Antonio academy is to serve the Long School of Medicine and its faculty members through honoring, fostering and advancing biomedical teaching and excellence […]



From the Vice President for Research: English Language Proficiency for Postdoctoral Research Fellows

January 7, 2022

In response to faculty feedback about challenges regarding English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements outlined in HOP 4.3.12 Postdoctoral Research Fellows, effective immediately we are suspending option 4 in HOP 4.3.12 Part VII.C for 90 days pending review. We will continue to accept option 1 through 3. The OIS Advisory Committee will continue to adjudicate requests for exceptions […]