Academics


Graduation 2019

December 17, 2019

On May 18, 2019, the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine conferred Doctor of Medicine degrees to 210 graduates. Congratulations to the Class of 2019!



Match day 2019

Match Day 2019

December 17, 2019

Match Day on March 15, 2019, was a joyful event for more than 650 medical students, their families and friends. After opening their envelopes, 202 students learned where their residencies would take them.



UT Health San Antonio

Accolades

December 17, 2019

Congratulations to Long School of Medicine physicians and researchers who have been recognized for excellence in education, patient care and research.



Robert Hromas, M.D., FACP

Dean’s Message

December 17, 2019

Dear friends, In medicine, for every advance you make, it feels like you also can take a step back. For example, when I was a young oncologist, I never thought we would see a survival plateau in metastatic melanoma, but today we do. With the new immune checkpoint inhibitors for melanoma, we can generate long-term, […]




The Journey Begins with a White Coat

December 17, 2019

The Class of 2023 kicked off its medical education at the White Coat Ceremony on July 20, 2019. Before family and friends, 211 students donned white coats for the first time.




Students Pursue 2 Degrees, Help Underserved

December 17, 2019

Each year, approximately 20 medical students select to pursue their M.D. and M.P.H. degrees concurrently. Those earning the dual degrees are dedicated to addressing public health issues.



Studies show that physician burnout is a critical issue facing faculty, residents and students, ultimately impacting patient care. - Paulina H. Mazurek, M.A.

School Dedicated to Helping Students with Wellness, Professionalism

December 17, 2019

The Wellness and Professional Formation team reflects the school’s recognition of the importance of students’ overall wellness and their development of profession formation.



Peter M. Loomer, B.Sc., D.D.S., Ph.D., MRCD(C), FACD, visits with Peggy Alexander, D.D.S., M.P.H. and Joi Walls

New Dean Heads Dental School

October 29, 2019

Dean Peter M. Loomer joined the School of Dentistry at UT Health San Antonio in February 2019. He came from New York University College of Dentistry.



A Message from the Dean

October 29, 2019

Peter Michael Loomer, B.Sc., D.D.S., Ph.D., MRCD(C), FACD, offers his first Dean’s Message in the 2019 Salute magazine of the School of Dentistry.


Stephanie Tran

Curriculum Revamped

October 29, 2019

Critical self-assessment of first- and second-year curriculum results in replacing 52 silo-based courses with three thematic tracks.



Jo Ann Diaz Jordan, M.A., RDH with students Clarissa Hernandez and Karla Morales

Teaching Honors Program

October 29, 2019

New Teaching Honors Program for dental hygiene students joins national effort to prepare future generation of much-needed faculty members.



William W. Dodge, D.D.S.

Four Decades of Dedication

October 29, 2019

Former Dean William W. “Bill” Dodge, D.D.S., retires after 40 years of service to the School of Dentistry.