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  • Donor families help dedicate a first-of-a-kind organ recovery center

    February 26, 2020
    University Health System, Texas Organ Sharing Alliance and organ donor recovery partners will dedicate the Center for Life opening soon at University Hospital. Families of organ donors and transplant recipients will join them to share their stories.
  • University Hospital nurses are first in San Antonio to receive prestigious PRISM Award

    November 15, 2019
    Two medical-surgical units at University Hospital have become the first in the city to receive the prestigious PRISM Award, co-sponsored by the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses, AMSN, and the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board, MSNCB. The award, which stands for Premier Recognition in the Specialty of Med-Surg, recognizes exceptional nursing practice, leadership and patient outcomes in hospital medical-surgical units. “You are all a shining example for others of exemplary...
  • A milestone for TDI, and a chance to honor those in the fight against diabetes

    November 13, 2019
    The Texas Diabetes Institute, celebrating its 20th anniversary, will look back at its founding and recognize those who have made contributions in the treatment, prevention and public awareness of diabetes at its annual Wall of Honor luncheon.
  • Honoring those who served our country, and continue to serve today

    November 08, 2019
    As we head into the Veterans Day weekend, University Health System will honor the men and women who served, and sacrificed, defending our freedom. A significant number of University Health System’s more than 9,000 staff members and physicians are veterans, and this annual tradition is a special way to pay tribute to them and to all veterans. As service members they put on their uniforms to protect our values and freedom. After they take off their uniforms, we’ve seen how these...
  • Taking time to honor the fallen

    May 23, 2019
    As we head into the Memorial Day weekend, University Health System will honor the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our freedom in a ceremony at the Robert B. Green Campus downtown. The ceremony will include a keynote address with the laying of a wreath and the playing of taps. Many veterans and their family members work at University Health System, and this is a chance for them to remember the commitment and sacrifice of all service members. This event is open to...
  • Trauma survivors reunite with the people who saved their lives

    May 14, 2019
    On Wednesday, trauma survivors who came through our doors with life-threatening injuries are returning to have lunch and celebrate their restored health with a few of the people who helped save them. Many of these patients have little memory of their initial visit, so it can be eye-opening to come back to the hospital under a much more pleasant circumstance. It’s also good medicine for the trauma team – who care for crucially injured patients every day - to see some of their...
  • Celebrating San Antonio’s first 2019 baby!

    January 01, 2019
    For the 19th year in a row, area hospitals and organizations have come together to welcome San Antonio’s first baby with a shower of gifts, from diapers to scholarships, and this year the first baby, Prisca Belem Garcia Lara, was born to proud mom Marcela Perez at University Hospital. Already a high achiever, baby Prisca weighed in at 5 lbs. 3 oz. at precisely 00:00! Come meet and congratulate her and her family as they celebrate this exciting day. WHO: Baby Prisca Belem Garcia Lara...
  • A child with a generous spirit was destined to give life to others

    December 13, 2018
    Now his mother will meet the woman he saved – and her name is Destiny When 7-year-old Jeremiah Martinez learned about organ donation, it made perfect sense to him. He told his mother that if something were to happen to him, that is what he would want to do. Sadly, a year later, while playing outside his home in Cotulla, Jeremiah became entangled in the rope of a swing. He was taken to University Hospital, but the trauma team was unable to save him. In Austin, 170 miles to the north,...
  • Honoring the heroes in the war against diabetes

    July 18, 2017
    Three new honorees to be inducted in the Texas Diabetes Institute Wall of Honor on Wednesday.
  • Healing Hands mosaic to celebrate ties between a new, state-of-the-art health center and the people it will serve

    July 10, 2017
    Family and friends of Dr. Robert L.M. Hilliard, namesake of University Health System’s future East Side health center, patients and other stakeholders will have their handprints incorporated in a new mosaic
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