300 Years of History and Advances in Health in San Antonio

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Registration is closed. Onsite registration will resume tomorrow, Saturday, May 12th at 7:30am at the Holly Foyer at the UT Health San Antonio Main Campus.

ABOUT THE IMAGE: As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Univerity of Texas Medical School, we are also honoring the first settlers of San Antonio, including 56 Canary Islanders, who arrived in 1731.

Course Description

300 Years of History and Advances in Health at San Antonio will highlight the past, present and future of medicine in San Antonio. This activity is part San Antonio's 300th anniversary commemorating the birth of San Antonio and its remarkable journey of its people and place in the world. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about all the active parts of healthcare and how the progression of medicine has and continues to advance and provide the best possible future for our patients.


Statement of Need:

The new generation of students should know the past, present and future of healthcare in San Antonio and this will be accomplished through the diverse and varied stakeholders of healthcare involved in the meeting.

Learning Objectives

Provide information on 300 years of history in health with the participation of UT Health SA's schools of medicine, dentistry, nursing, allied health, and biomedical sciences.

Discuss important advances in medicine accomplished at UT Health San Antonio to include:

  • Transplantation in cardiovascular advances (stents)
  • Research in the causes of coronary disease
  • Cardiologist/Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons working together to create interventional solutions to heart disease


Fee Types Fees
Professionals ( Will receive CME credit)
Students, Community (Will not receive CME credit)

Registration includes access to the downloadable handouts, refreshment breaks and a boxed lunch.

Continuing Medical Education Credit

The Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine designates this live activity up to a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Texas Medical Board – Ethics
Select presentation in this activity has been approved for medical ethics.

Certificate of Attendance
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Healthcare professionals receiving a certificate of attendance should consult with their licensing board for information on applicability and acceptance.


†This presentation meets the Texas Medical Board criteria for formal continuing medical education involving the study of medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Continuing Medical Education Office
Phone: 1(866) 601-4448 or (210)567-4491


UT Health San Antonio, Holly Auditorium
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229


EXPLORE San Antonio


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