Programs and Services
Cast med was created to add to the pipeline of medical professionals and researchers in the San Antonio area. The local program provides high school students with three pathways into medicine, biomedical research, or public health.
The Office for Admissions & Outreach
The Office of Admissions & Outreach offers several programs geared towards premedical students, at the middle school, high school, and undergraduate level.
The Office of Recruitment & Science Outreach
The Office of Recruitment & Science Outreach offers students – graduate level through undergraduate programs, opportunities to gain experiences and insight into medical/health careers.
ABEL is a near peer mentorship/educational support program created and pioneered by the Office for Diversity and Student Professional Development for UT Health San Antonio Student National Medical Association chapter.
Diversity Dialogues in Medicine
This monthly program provides a unique learning opportunity for students to engage on a range of identity topics including but not limited to race, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, culture, social class, generational status, and intersectionality in a safe environment.
EXCEL is a near-peer mentorship/educational support program created and pioneered by the Office for Diversity and Student Professional Development for the UT Health San Antonio Latino Medical Student Association chapter.
Fellows & Residents
HEAL: Housestaff Emerging Academy of Leaders (HEAL) + Plus for Underrepresented in Medicine (URMs) Program Directors are invited to nominate outstanding housestaff (residents, fellows, or interns) to participate in a newly developed partnership between UT Southwestern Medical Center and UT Health Long School of Medicine, to enhance and prepare future leaders in academic medicine.
Loan Repayment Program
The LSOM Loan Repayment Faculty Recruitment Program supports new medical faculty at the Assistant Professor level from financially or socially disadvantaged backgrounds and/or are engaged in basic, clinical, social, or behavioral research directly relevant to health disparities which disproportionately impact populations that are economically disadvantaged or defined as medically underserved and have educational debts that make entering an academic career difficult.
National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
We are pleased to announce that UT Health San Antonio has joined the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) as an Institutional Member. All members of our community — faculty, post-docs, medical students, staff, and trainees (residents and fellows) – essentially anyone with an uthscsa.edu email account will have access to NCFDD’s robust portfolio of resources and materials!