At The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, also called UT Health San Antonio, our mission is to serve the needs of the citizens of Texas, the nation and the world through programs designed to advance education, research and clinical care. In fact, these programs of excellence have propelled this institution to become a chief catalyst of San Antonio’s $44.1 billion-a-year biosciences and health care industry.
I welcome you to this site and encourage your travels within it to become more acquainted with the miracles and milestones that occur on our campuses because of the incredible work of Health Science Center distinguished investigators, dedicated educators and compassionate clinicians. From diligent efforts in the laboratory that have translated into some of the world’s leading treatments for disease – the Palmaz Stent, Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib and EZ-IO – to the largest multi-specialty practice group of physicians in South Texas, UT Health San Antonio is poised to become the finest academic health science center in the country.
Ours is a story of discovery, vision and commitment. We engage our minds and talents, and give from our hearts, to help and heal. We touch the lives of thousands, to serve those in need, close to home and across the globe. And, through it all, our strength is born through a shared commitment to make lives better.
Please journey through our website — and then consider joining us as we write the next chapter of this remarkable story.
William L. Henrich, MD, MACP
To be a world-class academic health center transforming health and health care for a diverse society.
The mission of UT Health San Antonio is to make lives better through excellence in education, research, health care and community engagement.
The purpose of UT Health San Antonio is to provide the best in health careers education, biomedical research, patient care and community service to San Antonio and the South Texas/Border Region. Through undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs, the faculty is committed to educating health professionals who will provide excellent patient care and research that can be applied to treat and prevent disease.
UT Health San Antonio: Facts and Figures
- Established 1959, doors opened 1968
- President: William L. Henrich, MD, MACP
- Fall 2022 enrollment: 3,527, plus 1,075 medical residents and post-graduate trainees
- Total graduates: more than 41,100
- Total faculty: 2,324
- Total workforce: more than 7,900
- FY 23 annual expense budget: $ 1.08 billion
- UT Health San Antonio is the largest academic research institution in South Texas and is ranked in the top 3 % of all organizations worldwide that receive National Institutes of Health funding.
- Among the top-ranked institutions in Texas for aging research funding from the National Institute on Aging
- Endowments: approximately $778 million (FY 22)
- Annual sponsored program awards and research activity: $360 million (FY 22), on track for $400 million (FY 23)
- A chief catalyst for the $44.1 billion biosciences and health care sector of the San Antonio economy
- Eight National Academy of Medicine members
- Supports 2.6 million patient visits each year through 800 providers in 100 medical specialties and subspecialties
- UT Health San Antonio provides approximately $598 million in uncompensated health care services annually.
- Address of (central) Long campus: 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900 Phone: 210-567-7000
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