San Antonio Business Journal names three from UT Health San Antonio as Health Care Heroes

Three UT Health San Antonio faculty members have been honored as Health Care Heroes by the San Antonio Business Journal.

The annual awards recognize the many professionals that make up San Antonio’s vital health care industry.

Donald Jenkins, MD, FACS, was honored in the Outstanding Physician Hospital-Based category. Dr. Jenkins is the associate deputy director of the Military Health Institute at UT Health San Antonio and the Betty and Bob Kelso Distinguished Chair in Burn and Trauma Surgery.


Fred Poordad, MD, clinical professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine and vice president of academic and clinical affairs at the Texas Liver Institute, was honored in the Outstanding Medical Researcher category.


Bradley Goettl, DNP, assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and lead advanced practice provider, was honored in the Outstanding Health Care Provider Nonphysician category.



This year’s awards will be presented during an online event on Oct. 14.

Register for the awards program.

Read the SABJ article about the awards.

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