UT Health San Antonio offers new services in Converse

September 28, 2023

UT Health San Antonio is now offering obstetrics and gynecology services and maternal-fetal medicine services in Converse at a shared site with University Health. Specialists are equipped to care for women through healthy and high-risk pregnancies. Kristen Plastino, MD, vice chair for clinical operations, and other officials at the ribbon cutting shared information about providing […]

UT Health San Antonio Primary Care Center executive director appointed to National Committee on Primary Care

September 15, 2023

Ramon S. Cancino, MD, MBA, MS, FAAFP, executive director of the UT Health San Antonio Primary Care Center and senior medical director of medical management, has recently been appointed to The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s (NASEM) Standing Committee on Primary Care. The committee consists of primary care, research and policy experts, whose […]

The risk and reward of being an older mom

June 28, 2023

Looking back on her pregnancy with her youngest child, Elaina Sconiers realizes now she should have heeded her doctor’s advice. She was 37, her blood pressure was well under control and she felt good despite being diagnosed with preeclampsia. “I ended up coming off the medication because my blood pressure would bottom out when I […]

NBC LX News: The Looming Crisis of Texas Rural Hospitals

June 12, 2023

Cindy Sickora, DNP, RN, FAAN, clinical professor and vice dean of practice and engagement at the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing, was interviewed by NBC LX News about the School of Nursing mobile health unit and the importance of providing primary care to rural and underserved communities.   Watch Now