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.


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

Don’t Sugarcoat Diabetes (DSD) Virtual Sessions: An interprofessional team of UT Health Students will discuss risk factors for Diabetes, prevention tips, and encourage a healthier lifestyle through their informative and interactive sessions.  They will use games and online polls, as well as provide meaningful information about this disease. Additionally, this is great opportunity for your students to visit with medical, nursing, dental, allied health and graduate school students about their personal path into their chosen health profession! All sessions will be provided via Zoom. Teachers, you may register your classes for this incredible opportunity by completing this link.  You may choose from any of these dates, as indicated on the form. Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13, Nov. 20, Dec. 4, and Dec. 11. All sessions will be in the afternoon, at a time that best suits your particular school schedule Individuals, you can participate in DSD evening enrichment sessions which will happen on Thursdays evenings from 5-6:30pm on Oct. 29, Nov. 5, Dec. 3, or Dec. 17. Zoom Meeting ID for these sessions will be 282 477 4380 and the passcode will be DONTsuga1!

Come Get to Know Us Virtual Event: Saturday October 24, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. This will be an introduction to the UT Health Science Center’s community of color and how we can cultivate and support students of color towards developing an interest in the health sciences. We invite all high school students to attend, especially those from an under-represented group in medicine, namely Black and Latino students. We will have information to help in your career path planning, interactive sessions and giveaways! To sign up use the following link:

Explore the Long School of Medicine (Virtual Open House) Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:00-7:00pm At our virtual event, you will learn more about the path to Medical School from faculty and students, and our guest speakers from the School of Dentistry and the School of Health Professions. This event is for High School Juniors and Seniors, College/University Students and Non-Traditional Students as well. Please register soon, as space is limited. Complete the linked form to sign up.

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.

Picture of UT Health San Antonio (ALT C Building)

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.