Get Connected at Any Level

Whether you’re in high school or already at the collegiate level,
we have resources to help you explore a career in the health sciences and get to know UT Health San Antonio.

Current Freshmen High School Students: Please note we are embarking on the new application cycle for the next cohort of the Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy. Visit the VBRA website for more information!


Monthly Leadership Lessons and Scholar Insights (visit online education tab for more information)

Scholarship Workshop. UT Health Shades of Success program is supporting the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s Scholarship Workshop on Saturday, January 23rd from 9:00-11:45am. All high school students, especially students of color, are invited to attend. The workshop is entitled “Putting in the Work-Pursuing the Dream”. There is no charge to attend, but pre-registration is required.

February is Black history month. To celebrate, UT Health’s Shades of Success initiative is hosting a February Film Festival. Films will be shown on Thursday Evenings at 6pm.  More information regarding login details will be shared soon. February 11, 2021. Film screened will be “Overcoming the Odds”. It is a 30 min documentary film and it will be followed by a Q&A session with author Dr. Antonio Webb. February 25, 2021. “The Skin You’re In”, a 50 minute film will be screened, followed by Q&A with Dean Thomas LaVeist.

Online Seminars

We are embarking on two new online educational platforms and would like to invite and encourage student participation!

Highschool students practing medical treatment

High School Programs

We offer various summer programs to help students in highschool get started in a medical career.

Students in front of UT Health SA

Undergraduate Programs

As a collegiate student, you can continue to advance your learning through mentoring programs and real world research.

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Visit our Campus

Visit UT Health San Antonio and learn why we are extremely passionate about developing your medical career.

Partnering with Local Educators

We are grateful for the opportunity to partner with you as we collaboratively work to empower and equip students to achieve their academic dreams. If there are unique activities that would best for you and your students, please contact Dr. Chapa via email ( to discuss ways to bring those activity ideas to life.

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