From the Chief Operating Officer: Important COVID-19 protocols to keep you safe

January 31, 2022

Dear UT Health San Antonio faculty, staff and learners:  As we continue to monitor the pandemic, UT Health San Antonio is extending the following actions out of an abundance of caution to help keep our employees and learners safe. When possible, conduct non-mission-critical meetings virtually through Feb. 28, 2022, and refrain from offering food. Limit […]

Wear red on Feb. 4 to support women’s heart health

January 27, 2022

National Wear Red Day, celebrated on the first Friday in February, is an annual campaign that raises awareness about heart disease in women. This year, on Feb. 4, all UT Health San Antonio faculty, staff and students, both on and off campus, are encouraged to wear red to help promote the cause. “Cardiovascular disease is […]

CEO appointed for UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital

January 26, 2022

Jeffery L. Flowers, MBA, was appointed the inaugural chief executive officer for the UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital. He will begin in early May. Since 2019, Flowers has served as chief operating officer at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, a not-for-profit, 691-bed teaching hospital located in Albany, Georgia. The hospital serves as Southwest […]

Successful Gifts for Children campaign raises funds for families in need

January 24, 2022

The campuswide Gifts for Children project has collected toys and books during the holidays for children in the community for 25 years. This past holiday season, Gifts for Children decided to raise monetary funds in lieu of physical gifts due to pandemic considerations, raising more than $14,000 for families in need. Partnering with the Department […]

UT Health Kyle Seale Parkway outpatient and surgery center begins construction

January 20, 2022

Construction has begun on the UT Health San Antonio outpatient and surgery center at Kyle Seale Parkway, which will be a five-story, 108,000-square-foot community medical facility at the southeast corner of Loop 1604 and Kyle Seale Parkway in San Antonio. The $50 million project, expected to open by February 2024, will expand the clinical practice […]

What do I do if I think I might have COVID-19?

January 17, 2022

If you think you might have COVID-19, the first thing you want to do is put on a mask, according to Dr. Adelita Cantu, associate professor with the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing. For more COVID-19 updates, click here.