This special season is a wonderful time for us to thank you for all you do, each and every day, to make lives better. As you share your gifts of heart, treasure and commitment, your support and engagement bolster our impact across our missions of education, research, patient care and community service.
We wish you safe and healthy holidays and the gifts that may matter most to all of us — peace, joy, hope.
Kitty Henricksen, RDMS, RDCS, was the staff recipient of a 2022 Gold Shield Award! During her time with UT Health San Antonio, she has created a team-based environment for her patients, her providers and her colleagues and on multiple occasions, she has assisted her co-workers with patients to reduce the stress and burden of care.
Mays Cancer Center needs volunteers at the 2nd annual Living Beyond Cancer A-Z Symposium on January 21 to help with parking, registration, lunch and navigation throughout the day. Three shifts are available in two-hour windows.
Earn CME or CNE at the 4th Annual High Risk Pregnancy & Heart Disease Conference this spring at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. This event invites cardiologists, maternal-fetal specialists and nurses to discuss modern approaches for pregnant patients with heart disease.
Healthcare providers will learn:
Signs and symptoms of cardiac disease in pregnancy, and which patients should be referred for higher care
How to develop a management strategy for following high risk pregnancies closely and planning for all stages, including labor, delivery and postpartum
The long-term impact of these cardiac conditions (previous or newly recognized) on the woman’s long-term health and on any future pregnancies
Don't wait! Take advantage to learn about one of the leading causes of maternal morbidity and mortality in the United States.
Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, took over as executive director of the Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio in 2017. But in March, he will join Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC.
“Dr. Mesa is committed to the health and safety of patients, and he has led many initiatives for the cancer center. He will be missed, and we wish him all the best in his future endeavors” - Robert A. Hromas, MD, professor and dean of the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine.
Coping with the blues and feeling SAD, plus tips for better sleep
Prioritizing our mental health and well-being helps us increase our vitality to lead healthier, happier lives. Yet, as we approach the winter season, many of us begin to feel the impact of shorter winter days on our well-being; the pull of competing priorities between work and home, and the sense that we have less time to take care of ourselves.
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