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Women In Medicine Month

    As we wrap up this year’s Women in Medicine Month, highlighting the important work of women scientists, clinicians, educators, mentors and leaders in academic medicine, we acknowledge Drs. Lori Pounds, Patricia Dahia, and Sekinat McCormick. This week’s spotlight features Long School of Medicine Center Directors: Drs. Ruth Berggren, Jan Patterson, Sudha Seshadri, and Amelie […]

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PRiSM 10-9-19

“Discovering viral and cancer immunity mechanisms using quantitative biology”     Diako Ebrahimi, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Quantitative Biology Texas Biomedical Research Institute     Room 3.302 ALTC Building (Academic Learning & Teaching Center Building – Main Campus) Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at Noon     For information, contact: Dr. Kumar Sharma sharmak3@uthscsa.edu, Dr. Madesh […]

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Medicine Grand Rounds – October 2019

University of Texas Health San Antonio Department of Medicine 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX  78229-3900 Medicine Grand Rounds Wednesdays, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Room 409-410L MED October 2019 Oct 2 “Role Of Primary Care In 2019 In An Academic Health Center” Charles Mouton, MD, MS, MBA Executive Vice President, Provost and Dean, […]

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Medicine Grand Rounds – September

Sep 4 “Interprofessional Education For The Future Of Healthcare” Alan Dow, MD, MSHA Professor of Medicine and Health Admin, Asst VP of Health Science for Interprofessional Education And Collaborative, CEO & Pres, UHS-PEP, VCU Health Cont Edu, Virginia Commonweath Univ Alan Dow, MD, MSHA has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose   […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT – Daruka Mahadevan, M.D., Ph.D., appointed Chief of the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology

  Afte r a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary national search, I am delighted to announce the appointment of Daruka Mahadevan, M.D., Ph.D., as chief of the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology in the Department of Medicine, effective Dec. 1, 2019. Dr. Mahadevan will also lead the Hematology and Medical Oncology service line within the Mays […]

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New treatment option shown for heart failure fluid overload

Higher doses of spironolactone, a diuretic (water pill), can prevent the need for dialysis in selected heart failure patients, a UT Health San Antonio study found. The aggressive approach relieved fluid overload safely and effectively in patients who were not responding to conventional diuretics.   The findings are in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. […]

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High-Dose Spironolactone When Patients With Acute Decompensated Heart Failure Are Resistant to Loop Diuretics: A Pilot Study

https://annals.org/aim/article-abstract/2738163/high-dose-spironolactone-when-patients-acute-decompensated-heart-failure-resistant  

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Medicine Grand Rounds – August

Aug 7 “Asthma Mimickers” Maria Velez, MD Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, UTHSA Maria Velez, MD has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose       Aug 14         “POCUS-enhanced Physical Examination Is The Future, And The Future Is Now!” Abhilash Koratala, MD Assistant Professor, Department […]

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New treatment option shown for heart failure fluid overload

Higher doses of spironolactone, a diuretic (water pill), can prevent the need for dialysis in selected heart failure patients, a UT Health San Antonio study found. The aggressive approach relieved fluid overload safely and effectively in patients who were not responding to conventional diuretics. The findings are in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. UT Health San […]

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Circle of Life Awards Honor Innovative Palliative and End-Of-Life Care

University Health System Palliative Care Team – San Antonio, Texas The University Health System’s Palliative Care Team is an integrated inpatient and outpatient community-based program serving adults, adolescents, children, geriatrics and perinatal patients across 22 counties. The program makes a particular effort to reach underserved, rural and immigrant patients, guided by a strong population health […]

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