Welcome to the Department of Emergency Medicine at the UT Health San Antonio.
We are proud to graduate superb clinicians, academic leaders, and visionary researchers. We successfully treat tens of thousands of patients in South Texas and underserved populations across the globe. Our emphasis on excellence in patient care has made our primary teaching facility, University Hospital, one of the top rated hospitals in the country.

The Department of Emergency Medicine is committed to nurturing an environment where the voices of all Team Members are heard. We strive daily to be a department where Awareness, Compassion, and Belonging are at the core of our operating values.

We can and will do better, every day.

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Patient care

We pride ourselves on being the Emergency Department of choice for South Texas, providing the best possible care to our patients.  Our graduates obtain a well-rounded education and are prepared to serve as practitioners and leaders in Emergency Medicine.

Patient care

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Our curriculum features case-based discussions led by nationally recognized leaders in Emergency Medicine. We provide medical students, residents, and fellows professional mentoring in a supportive environment. 

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As part of the premier academic research center, our life-changing research is the foundation to patient care. Emergency Medicine research areas include Operational Medicine, Resuscitation, and Healthcare Quality.

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