Our Mission

The mission of the School of Medicine is to serve the needs of the citizens of Texas by providing medical education and training to medical students and physicians at all career levels and fostering an environment of lifelong learning that is flexible and emphasizes professionalism, with special commitment to the preparation of physicians in both the art and science of medical practice; conducting biomedical and other health-related research, with particular attention to translational research; delivering exemplary health care; and providing a responsive resource in health-related affairs for the nation and the state, with particular emphasis on South Texas.


The goal of the residency program is to train physicians to become competent general pediatricians with sufficient background in the subspecialties and critical care to manage a broad mix of general pediatric and subspecialty problems and poised to succeed in pursuing primary care careers or subspecialty training.

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Stephanie ValdezCongratulations to Stephanie Valdez

Congratulations to Stephanie Valdez, Academic Program Coordinator and winner of the 2019 UT Health San Antonio Presidential Award for Excellence in Service for her outstanding service as a member of the house staff team.