High School Programs

For National Doctors’ Day, Health Science Center doctors to visit schools across San Antonio, Laredo

March 27, 2009

They will speak to thousands of schoolchildren in hopes of encouraging the next generation of doctors

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Students from Laredo, Valley explore health careers at the Health Science Center

March 17, 2009

Fifty middle- and high-school students from Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley learn to culture bacteria, put in an intravenous catheter and much more as they explore health and science careers during a three-day visit to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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UT Health Science Center to host high school students at ‘Freaky Friday’ health professions event Oct. 31

October 31, 2008

Through three hands-on labs, a group of students from Lyndon B. Johnson, Hebbronville and Bruni high schools will study the human brain, learn about other parts of the body via plastinated specimens (body parts preserved in plastic) and sew up wounds on simulation practice arms.

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UT Health Science Center’s Laredo Campus Extension to hold Halloween health education event on Oct. 31

October 27, 2008

The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio is holding a spooky special event, “Freaky Friday,” to give area high school students an introduction to the health sciences through hands-on learning activities.

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Request for Coverage: Careers showcase

October 21, 2008

The 2008 Health Professions Fair & Science Expo is an annual event at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio showcasing health science careers.

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Teachers sharpen health science teaching skills at summer institute

July 29, 2008

The Med Ed Teacher Institute: Building Educational Bridges into the Health Professions, a program replete with hands-on activities that can be effective for teaching, including a portable echocardiogram (ECG) machine to monitor the heart, tooth models and a dental cavity potential kit, the art of suturing on a suture practice arm, teaching how to administer shots on a simulator, DNA fingerprinting kits and a “Who Owns These Bones?” scientific investigation kit.

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