Patient Care: 1 Magazine

THEN - Glen A. Halff, M.D., who established the first civilian liver transplant program in South Texas, performs South Texas’ first liver transplant in 1992.

50 Years of Patient Care: Patients’ Interests Above All Else

Since opening its doors in 1968, teaching patient care has remained the main mission of the Long School of Medicine.

Faculty, Students Provide Care after Harvey

Hurricane Harvey made landfall the evening of Aug. 25, 2017, near Rockport, where maximum sustained winds were 130 miles per hour. The Category 4 hurricane left in its wake massive destruction of homes and buildings in this small coastal town and the surrounding areas.
Medical student Nathaniel Nevitt (center) and B.S.N. student Matthew Gutierrez (right) visit with a patient at the Pride Community Clinic which serves the uninsured and underinsured lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community.

Compassionate Care Offered at Pride Community Clinic

The School of Nursing’s mission, values and vision specifically state a call to action for social justice, diversity, inclusion and advocacy. The recently launched Pride Community Clinic (PCC) personifies all of these and more.

Understanding Social Determinants of Health: Promoting Health at Community Clinics

As health care in the United States moves from hospital-based treat and release to patient-centered wellness care, the School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio is strengthening community clinic partnerships and reemphasizing the impact social and behavioral determinants of health have on individuals in vulnerable populations.
Nursing student Taylor Dramberger discusses a patient’s case with nursing and medical students, including Andrew Jeffery who is behind her to the left, during a faculty-led presentation before the weekly clinic opens to patients.

Understanding Social Determinants of Health: San Antonio Refugee Health Clinic

UT Health San Antonio operates the San Antonio Refugee Health Clinic (SARHC) in partnership with the Center for Refugee Services of San Antonio, a non-profit organization with a mission to promote the wellness, self-sufficiency and successful community integration of resettled refugees and their families.
Kathryn A. Parke, D.N.P., APRN, CPNP, assistant professor/clinical, exams a teenage patient at the nursing school’s clinic at Healy-Murphy Center, a non-profit organization providing teens an alternative route to high school diplomas.

Understanding Social Determinants of Health: Healy-Murphy Center

The Healy-Murphy Center is a non-profit organization providing teens an alternative route to high school diplomas with an individualized curriculum, counseling, childcare and health services.
Johanna Matos, M.S.N., RN, CPNP, cares for a preschool student at the AVANCE Community Outreach Clinic.

Understanding Social Determinants of Health: AVANCE-San Antonio

AVANCE-San Antonio offers parent education and support programs in at-risk communities including enrollment in Head Start, a federally funded preschool program.

Students Care for Veterans While Starting Nursing Career

Two undergraduate nursing students had the opportunity to care for veterans when they participated in the VA Learning Opportunities Residency (VALOR) Program.
Sebastian Featured

A Smile for Sebastian

Pediatric dentists lead families through cleft lip and palate journey. Newborns often see dentists before they even go home from hospital.

Endodontics: A Resource for Dentists

The UT Dentistry Endodontic Practice offers specialized treatment with state-of-the-art techniques and equipment.
Kevin Gureckis, D.M.D.

Faculty Member Named Dentist of the Year

Kevin Gureckis, professor of comprehensive dentistry, was selected Texas Dentist of the Year at the Texas Academy Awards.
Jeffrey L. Hicks, D.D.S.

Comprehensive Dentistry Professor Selected SCDA President

Jeffrey L. Hicks, D.D.S., professor of comprehensive dentistry, was elected the president of the Special Care Dentistry Association, which represents dentists and dental hygienists who care for patients with special needs.