About Our Research

Our Vision

We strive to become the premier Academic EM Program in Texas by fostering an environment of focused scientific inquiry, scholarly support, and professional mentorship.

Our Mission

  • Foster advancement in emergency medicine by promoting innovation and discovery
  • Create, integrate, and disseminate knowledge through a range of research and scholarly activities that support the department’s mission
  • Build and sustain collaborative relationships to enhance research opportunities and advance the science of emergency medicine
  • Educate the university emergency medicine community in research principles and scholarly practices
  • Support faculty, fellows, residents and students in the pursuit of their emergency medicine research

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging are not just buzzwords but at the core of our operating values. We can and will do better, every day.

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Our Research Leadership

Dr. DeLorenzo, Robert

Robert A. De Lorenzo, MD, MSM, MSCI, FACEP

Professor, Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine

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Research Fast Facts

$100M+
NIH Grants Awarded

22
Patents Issued

50+
Clinical Studies Conducted

Research Facilities

UT Health San Antonio

The UT Health San Antonio (formerly known as The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio) is the leading research institution in South Texas and one of the major health sciences universities in the world. With an operating budget of $838 million, UT Health San Antonio is the chief catalyst for the $42.4 billion biosciences and health care industry, the leading sector in San Antonio’s economy.

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Department of Emergency Medicine

The Department of Emergency Medicine is dedicated in its commitment to providing excellent clinical care. Emergency Medicine is the front line of health care in San Antonio. With a strong emphasis on education and research, this department is the home of the next leading generation of Emergency Medicine physicians and researchers.

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Military Health Institute (MHI)

Established in 2014, the Military Health Institute (MHI) has a goal of expanding the existing collaborations between UT Health San Antonio and the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The Institute is endowed by the USAA Patty and Joe Robles, Jr. Endowment in Military Health.

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